[nSLUG] Errors trying to update Mint 15 64 bit

Joel Maxuel j.maxuel at gmail.com
Thu Jul 17 12:52:43 ADT 2014


Don't know if this is the best way... I had this sort of stuff happen in
the past, and I just cancelled and retried.  It's still in the download
phase, so nothing has altered the system.  For me, it picks right up where
it left off.


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Cheers,
Joel Maxuel

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On Thu, Jul 17, 2014 at 12:41 PM, Trina Conrad <trina.hanson79 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> So I was installing the upgrade and everything was going through ok until
> it downloaded Dropbox. My screen has been sitting there with the same
> message for roughly 30 minutes:
>
> "Downloading Dropbox... 100%"
>
> The hard drive light is no longer flashing, indicating activity. Help
> please. :)
>
> Trina
> On 17 Jul 2014 06:11, "Trina Conrad" <trina.hanson79 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Thanks for the help Ben. :)
>>
>> Trina
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Jul 17, 2014 at 6:07 AM, Ben Armstrong <
>> synrg at sanctuary.nslug.ns.ca> wrote:
>>
>>> On 17/07/14 04:20 AM, Trina Conrad wrote:
>>> > ERROR###ERROR###ERROR###ERROR###ERROR###ERROR###ERROR
>>> > W:Failed to fetch
>>> >
>>> http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/raring-security/main/binary-amd64/Packages
>>> >  404  Not Found [IP: 91.189.88.153 80]
>>> ...
>>> > , W:Failed to fetch
>>> >
>>> http://ubuntu.saix.net/ubuntu-archive/dists/raring-updates/multiverse/binary-i386/Packages
>>> >  404  Not Found
>>> > , E:Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or
>>> > old ones used instead.
>>> >
>>> > Any idea on why I might be getting so many errors?
>>>
>>> Trina, see:
>>>
>>>
>>> http://fridge.ubuntu.com/2014/01/28/ubuntu-13-04-raring-ringtail-end-of-life-reached-on-january-27-2014/
>>>
>>> In short, you are running an unsupported release and should upgrade.
>>> Find and follow the upgrade instructions for your version of Mint
>>> instead of those in the EOL announcement.
>>>
>>> Ben
>>>
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