[clug] apt repos failure

Matthew Oliver matt at kororaa.org
Fri Jul 28 07:04:43 GMT 2006

you could just run:
echo "`apt-get update`" &> file

from the command line. This will output it to the file 'file'.
This should send the stdout and stderr into the file, which you can check 

Hope this heaps, i'm no debain/ubuntu guy :)


On Friday 28 July 2006 16:41, Robin Shannon wrote:
> g'day all,
> when i update my repository lists with aptitude it reports a bunch of
> errors however they scroll past my screen too fast for me to be able
> to read them and thus try and fix them.
> The simplest solution would be to change all my repos to the official
> ones however this is not an option because i am behind the ANU network
> (on ressies) so bandwidth costs a lot but .edu.au, .edu, .ac.uk,
> .ac.jp and .ac.nz (plus maybe others) are free. The specific repos i'm
> having problems with are the debian.anu.edu.au ubuntu dapper,
> dapper-security and dapper-updates mirrors and the mirrors.uwa.edu.au
> ubuntu dapper-backports mirror.
> Anyway what i am wondering is is there a file that apt/aptitude prints
> the output of an update to or if not is there a way i can get it to
> print to a file.
> paz y amor,
> -rjs.
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