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Old 10-13-2013, 05:48 PM   #1
haertig
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Is something wrong with packages.medibuntu.org repo?


I've been getting this for the last couple of days now.
Quote:
ERROR###ERROR###ERROR###ERROR###ERROR###ERROR###ERROR
W:Failed to fetch http://packages.medibuntu.org/dists/precise/Release.gpg Something wicked happened resolving 'packages.medibuntu.org:http' (-5 - No address associated with hostname)
, W:Failed to fetch http://packages.medibuntu.org/dists/...amd64/Packages Something wicked happened resolving 'packages.medibuntu.org:http' (-5 - No address associated with hostname)
...
Manual DNS lookup fails too.
Quote:
$ nslookup packages.medibuntu.org
Server: 127.0.0.1
Address: 127.0.0.1#53
** server can't find packages.medibuntu.org: NXDOMAIN
$
Everything else looks up OK.
Quote:
$ nslookup www.linuxquestions.org
Server: 127.0.0.1
Address: 127.0.0.1#53
Non-authoritative answer:
Name: www.linuxquestions.org
Address: 75.126.162.205
$
Some kind of DNS registration problem with medibuntu possibly?
 
Old 10-13-2013, 05:49 PM   #2
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See here...

http://www.itworld.com/open-source/3...er-doom-ubuntu

And of course the medibuntu.org site.

Quote:
The Medibuntu Project has come to an end

The Medibuntu repository is unmaintained and offline.

Announcement.

Last edited by astrogeek; 10-13-2013 at 06:01 PM.
 
Old 10-13-2013, 06:03 PM   #3
haertig
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Well, that would explain it...

Thanks!
 
Old 10-13-2013, 06:07 PM   #4
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Yep - that would do it!

I don't use it but happened to have seen the story above earlier.
 
  


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