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Old 05-28-2009, 02:16 AM   #1
renuaseri
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apt-get update hang on "64% [Waiting for headers]"


hi all,

i am tried to do "apt-get update" from last couple of weeks .
when i give "apt-get update" on terminal ,gives output like this:-


Hit http://10.114.1.40 hardy-security Release.gpg
Ign http://10.114.1.40 hardy-security/universe Translation-en_IN
Ign http://10.114.1.40 hardy-security/multiverse Translation-en_IN
Ign http://10.114.1.40 hardy-security/main Translation-en_IN
Ign http://10.114.1.40 hardy-security/restricted Translation-en_IN
Hit http://10.114.1.40 hardy Release.gpg
Ign http://10.114.1.40 hardy/main Translation-en_IN
Ign http://10.114.1.40 hardy/restricted Translation-en_IN
Ign http://10.114.1.40 hardy/universe Translation-en_IN
Ign http://10.114.1.40 hardy/multiverse Translation-en_IN
Hit http://10.114.1.40 hardy-security Release
Hit http://10.114.1.40 hardy Release
Hit http://10.114.1.40 hardy-security/universe Packages
Hit http://10.114.1.40 hardy-security/multiverse Packages
Hit http://10.114.1.40 hardy-security/main Packages
Hit http://10.114.1.40 hardy-security/restricted Packages
64% [Waiting for headers]


and after it goes to hang forever......
plz help me ......

thank you in advanced
 
Old 05-28-2009, 06:58 PM   #2
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Try: 'apt-get clean', then, 'apt-get update'. Otherwise, if that doesn't work, try a different mirror.
 
  


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