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Old 12-01-2011, 10:15 AM   #1
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Installed Wireless USB - apt-get fails

I just installed a wireless usb adapter and everything appeared to be working fine (I can browse the web and what-not) however whenever I try to "sudo apt-get" anything, including "sudo apt-get update" or something basic like that, it fails. The errors are always "W: Failed to fetch http:/gb.archive.ubuntu...."

Any suggestions would be appreciated!
Old 12-01-2011, 11:29 AM   #2
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maybe mirror is temporary down or it's unavailable, in this case you need to specify new repositories.
Old 12-01-2011, 04:08 PM   #3
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Hi there,

Originally Posted by cdr0124 View Post
I just installed a wireless usb adapter ...
you did?? Actually?
I remember that about five or six years ago there were rumors about Wireless USB being under development - but I never heard or read that it actually exists. Instead, there came bullshit like Bluetooth, and a bit later, there were first announcements of USB 3.0 - but Wireless USB?

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