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Subject: Re: Firefox
From: Stephen <stephen1...@gmail.com>
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Ha Ha...too funny.... I guess that explains why it takes several
minutes for Synaptic to come up every time I start it! DOH!! Thanks
for the tip. I'll make that change today!
On Jan 26, 11:10=A0pm, Texstar <pclinu...@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> FYI - you are only supposed to have ONE repository enabled at a time. The=
rest are just mirrors of the other.
> --- On Thu, 1/26/12, Stephen <stephen1...@gmail.com> wrote:
> From: Stephen <stephen1...@gmail.com>
> Subject: [pclinuxos-newbies] Re: Firefox
> To: "pclinuxos-newbies" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Date: Thursday, January 26, 2012, 10:00 PM
> Thanks for the input.=A0 I did all in first paragraph, but without any
> luck.=A0 Later, as I was looking at all the failed fetches, it dawned on
> me that the lomanager was failing to fetch several pkglists.=A0 So, I
> went into synaptic and disabled all the repositories.=A0 Ran lomanager
> again, and it worked perfectly.=A0 Must be a line in the code somewhere
> that fails or stops the operation when it fails to download a pkglist
> before the actual install works.=A0 Anyway, after it successfully
> installed and I confirmed that it functioned properly, I went back and
> enabled the repositories again.=A0 OK...that's not really a fix.=A0 But i=
> is a workable workaround.
> Maybe the code should warn you if you have failed pkglist downloads,
> but give you the option to proceed anyway.=A0 Assuming I'm right about
> what caused the issue....
> Thanks again for the post.
> On Jan 21, 10:44=A0am, "Alex Gabriel" <alexgabr...@dimensiadesign.com>
> > Hi Stephen,
> > The first thing I would check would be that you've updated the Synaptic=
> > cache. =A0Open Synaptics, click Reload, Mark All Upgrades, then Apply. =
> > way, you'll have the most recent software versions for everything.
> > When you've done this, restart the computer, log in again, and run
> > LOManager. =A0During the install, if it hasn't already done so, it will
> > download and install Java.
> > It looks like some of the repos that are configured for your location a=
> > responding, hence the reason for the Synaptics update. =A0If it still f=
> > try running lomanager from the command line, and piping its output to a=
> > file. =A0You can then send the file to the list and someone here will h=
> > look at it and give you a hand with your issue.
> > Alex Gabriel
> > Lead Developer, Dimensia Design Studio
> > alexgabr...@dimensiadesign.com
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: email@example.com
> > [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Stephen
> > Sent: January-21-12 10:34 AM
> > To: pclinuxos-newbies
> > Subject: [pclinuxos-newbies] Firefox
> > New to PCLinuxOS and I love it. =A0Nice clean layout, fast system, seem=
> > secure, and stable as cn be. =A0I love it, so far.
> > I converted over fromUBUNTU, and I am mostly glad for the change.
> > Having said that, I seem to be either missing something (knowledge,
> > intelligence, apps, ??) and I could really use some help from an experi=
> > user.
> > 1. =A0Ubuntuhad an update manager that automatically kept up with all o=
> > applications installed on the computer and would fetch/install the upda=
> > for you when the updates were posted. =A0Does PCLinuxOS have an equival=
> > or an app I can install via Synaptic that does this?
> > 2. =A0Having a problem installing LibreOffice, using the lomanager. =A0=
> > downloading, and at end states that it failed to download.
> > Following is from the log. =A0I see the error lines below....but don't =
> > what corrective action to take.
> > <snip>
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