I'm an apt-get idiot

Hans Fugal hans at fugal.net
Fri Feb 4 15:22:59 MST 2005


On Fri,  4 Feb 2005 at 13:03 -0500, Jared Bernard wrote:
> but then every time at the end of the output I get this:
> 
> Get:23 ftp://ftp.us.debian.org unstable/non-free Release [88B]
> Fetched 9479kB in 6m18s (25.1kB/s) Failed to fetch 
> ftp://metalab.unc.edu/pub/linux/devel/lang/java/blackdown.org/debian/dists/unstable/main/binary-i386/Packages.gz  
> Unable to fetch file, server said 
> '/pub/linux/devel/lang/java/blackdown.org/debian/dists/unstable/main/binary-i386/Packages.gz: 
> No such file or directory  '
> Reading Package Lists... Done
> E: Some index files failed to download, they have been ignored, or old ones 
> used instead.
> 
> This is bad, right?

Yes, but not fatal.

Comment out that line in /etc/apt/sources.list. You should recognize it - 
it's the line that has
ftp://metalab.unc.edu/pub/linux/devel/lang/java/blackdown.org/debian
in it.



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