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Old 11-28-2004, 11:57 PM   #1
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How do I change which ftp server is used in Mandrake Update


mandrake 10.0

how can i change which ftp server is used when using Mandrake Update? because the first time i used it, it asked me to select a server so i just picked the first one on the list. i've never had success with this feature. every time it just errors, errrors errors errors, nothing works with this OS.
 
Old 11-29-2004, 03:24 AM   #2
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If you whish to change the server in the mandrake package management goto System >> Configureation > Packaging > software media manager. Select updates and hit remove . Now when you use update it will give the same list as the first time you used update.
i find it better to update via urpmi in console mode todo this you will need to configure your sources go here http://easyurpmi.zarb.org/ And follow the instructions.
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Old 12-01-2004, 11:57 AM   #3
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i went to that site and i went through the steps and it gave me a command to use. i typed it in and it said 'urpmi database locked'

i'm stuck
 
  


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