[nSLUG] Errors trying to update Mint 15 64 bit

Trina Conrad trina.hanson79 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 17 13:00:55 ADT 2014


I just rebooted the computer and it booted to mint 16 ok. I am going to try
and do the upgrade to mint 17. Wish me luck. :)

Trina
On 17 Jul 2014 12:52, "Joel Maxuel" <j.maxuel at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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.
>
>
> --
> Cheers,
> Joel Maxuel
>
> "One should strive to achieve, not sit in bitter regret."
>  - Ronan Harris / Mark Jackson
>
>
> 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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