[clug] Can't install packages

Neill Cox neill at ace-hosting.com.au
Sun Sep 20 03:45:18 UTC 2015


A good first step in troubleshooting these sorts of problems is to search
for the error message you are receiving.

For example:
returns over 2,000 results.  You might start there and if the results don't
help you then ask a question on this list.

Best wishes,

On Sun, Sep 20, 2015 at 1:53 AM, Bryan Kilgallin <bryan at netspeed.com.au>

> Ubuntu Software Centre says:
>     "Failed to download repository information
>         Check your Internet connection"
> sudo apt-get install synaptic
>     results in....
> {Package synaptic is not available, but is referred to by another package.
> This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or
> is only available from another source}
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