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Old 08-01-2009, 09:54 PM   #1
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Sudo apt-get update is acting strange

Im tryin to do sudo apt-get update... and for some reason it is acting strange. Its looking for a cairo dock repository or something and i went to the synaptics oackage manager and completely removed cairo dock. I dont know why its acting weird but here is the terminal report thing...

~$ sudo apt-get update
Hit jaunty Release.gpg
Ign jaunty/main Translation-en_US
Ign jaunty/restricted Translation-en_US
Hit jaunty-security Release.gpg
Ign jaunty-security/main Translation-en_US
Ign jaunty-security/restricted Translation-en_US
Hit hardy Release.gpg
Ign hardy/main Translation-en_US
Ign jaunty/universe Translation-en_US
Ign jaunty/multiverse Translation-en_US
Hit jaunty-updates Release.gpg
Ign jaunty-updates/main Translation-en_US
Ign jaunty-updates/restricted Translation-en_US
Ign jaunty-updates/universe Translation-en_US
Ign jaunty-updates/multiverse Translation-en_US
Ign jaunty-security/universe Translation-en_US
Ign jaunty-security/multiverse Translation-en_US
Hit hardy Release
Hit jaunty Release
Hit jaunty-security Release
Hit jaunty-updates Release
Hit hardy/main Packages
Hit jaunty-security/main Packages
Hit jaunty/main Packages
Hit jaunty/restricted Packages
Hit jaunty/main Sources
Hit jaunty/restricted Sources
Hit jaunty/universe Packages
Hit hardy/main Sources
Hit jaunty-security/restricted Packages
Hit jaunty-security/main Sources
Hit jaunty-security/restricted Sources
Hit jaunty-security/universe Packages
Hit jaunty/universe Sources
Hit jaunty/multiverse Packages
Hit jaunty/multiverse Sources
Hit jaunty-updates/main Packages
Hit jaunty-updates/restricted Packages
Hit jaunty-updates/main Sources
Hit jaunty-updates/restricted Sources
Hit jaunty-updates/universe Packages
Hit jaunty-updates/universe Sources
Hit jaunty-security/universe Sources
Hit jaunty-security/multiverse Packages
Hit jaunty-security/multiverse Sources
Hit jaunty-updates/multiverse Packages
Hit jaunty-updates/multiverse Sources
Err jaunty Release.gpg
Could not connect to (, connection timed out
Err jaunty/cairo-dock Translation-en_US
Unable to connect to http:
W: Failed to fetch Could not connect to (, connection timed out

W: Failed to fetch Unable to connect to http:

W: Some index files failed to download, they have been ignored, or old ones used instead.
E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11 Resource temporarily unavailable)
E: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/), is another process using it?

if you guys need anymore info id be happy to help. Just let me know thanks...
Old 08-02-2009, 01:10 AM   #2
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Indeed, is not responding from here either, so perhaps the site is down.

To get update working, it is not the package you need to remove, but the link to the remote repository. Removing a repository does not remove the already installed packages from that repository, but it does mean they won't get updated.

If you usually use synaptic, then use it to remove the repository. If you usually use apt-get from the command line, then edit /etc/apt/sources.list and comment out or remove the cairo-dock lines.

Incidentally, is there a reason why you need to use apt-get to do the update instead of synaptic? (it isn't a problem, I'm just curious why you didn't prefer one or the other).

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