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Old 11-23-2005, 12:28 AM   #1
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problems updating sources.list


I am trying to update my sources.list file. This is what it looks like right now:

cat sources.list
#deb file:///cdrom/ sarge main

#deb ftp://mirror.direct.ca/pub/linux/debian/ stable main
#deb-src ftp://mirror.direct.ca/pub/linux/debian/ stable main

deb ftp://ftp3.nrc.ca/debian/ stable main
deb-src ftp://ftp3.nrc.ca/debian/ stable main

#deb http://ndiswrapper.sourceforge.net/debian ./
debian1:/etc/apt#

It worked before with mirror.direct.ca but for some reason I cannot connect to that server. I get server closed connection messages.

With the new mirror I get errors saying: Couldn't stat source package.

Can anyone tell me what my problem is?
 
Old 11-23-2005, 08:23 AM   #2
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It looks like the mirror is down. Maybe for upgrades, repairs, or a simple crash who knows. I guess you'll have to choose another mirror until this one is up again.


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Old 11-23-2005, 12:31 PM   #3
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Right but my problem is any new mirror I put in my sources.list file gives me errors when I try to run apt-get. It keeps giving me the "Couldn't stat source package" error.
 
Old 11-23-2005, 12:48 PM   #4
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Please don't take this as a dumb question, but have you run

apt-get update

after changing your sources.list?


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Old 11-23-2005, 12:58 PM   #5
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Definitely not a stupid question - that was my problem.

Thanks a lot!!
 
Old 11-23-2005, 03:31 PM   #6
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Glad to help.


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