What does it mean when a file is Queued during an update?

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What does it mean when a file is Queued during an update?

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Whenever I try to update Mint 13, there's always a certain file that takes a ridiculously long time to download, and after a while it will just say that it's been "Queued" and seems to stop downloading or doing anything. What's going on and what do I need to do, if anything, to fix it?
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Re: What does it mean when a file is Queued during an update

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Normally updates allow only one connection per repository, to prevent any one user from dominating a repository that is suppose to be accessible to users world-wide. Packages that are "Queued" are waiting for some other package from the same repo to finish downloading.
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Re: What does it mean when a file is Queued during an update

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So, just waiting will eventually cause it to finish the download?
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Re: What does it mean when a file is Queued during an update

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mastermind16X wrote:So, just waiting will eventually cause it to finish the download?
... or timeout and fail. :lol:
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