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ambdeep
February 25th, 2009, 09:20 AM
My update manager is not showing the updates no matter how many times I check for updates.........I have even tried to change my update server but it still doesn't show new updates....It shows "Package is not updated for 12 days."

x33a
February 25th, 2009, 09:34 AM
post the output of

cat /etc/apt/sources.list

were you able to update easily before this problem?

ambdeep
February 25th, 2009, 10:41 AM
post the output of

cat /etc/apt/sources.list

were you able to update easily before this problem?
No I didnt have this problem before...I got it afet updating my system the last time.
Here is the output.........

deb cdrom:[Ubuntu 8.10 _Intrepid Ibex_ - Release i386 (20081029.5)]/ intrepid main restricted
deb cdrom:[Ubuntu 8.04.1 _Hardy Heron_ - Release i386 (20080702.1)]/ hardy main restricted
# See http://help.ubuntu.com/community/UpgradeNotes for how to upgrade to
# newer versions of the distribution.

deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ hardy main restricted
deb-src http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ hardy main restricted

## Major bug fix updates produced after the final release of the
## distribution.
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ hardy-updates main restricted
deb-src http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ hardy-updates main restricted

## N.B. software from this repository is ENTIRELY UNSUPPORTED by the Ubuntu
## team, and may not be under a free licence. Please satisfy yourself as to
## your rights to use the software. Also, please note that software in
## universe WILL NOT receive any review or updates from the Ubuntu security
## team.
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ hardy universe
deb-src http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ hardy universe
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ hardy-updates universe
deb-src http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ hardy-updates universe

## N.B. software from this repository is ENTIRELY UNSUPPORTED by the Ubuntu
## team, and may not be under a free licence. Please satisfy yourself as to
## your rights to use the software. Also, please note that software in
## multiverse WILL NOT receive any review or updates from the Ubuntu
## security team.
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ hardy multiverse
deb-src http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ hardy multiverse
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ hardy-updates multiverse
deb-src http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ hardy-updates multiverse

## Uncomment the following two lines to add software from the 'backports'
## repository.
## N.B. software from this repository may not have been tested as
## extensively as that contained in the main release, although it includes
## newer versions of some applications which may provide useful features.
## Also, please note that software in backports WILL NOT receive any review
## or updates from the Ubuntu security team.
# deb http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ hardy-backports main restricted universe multiverse
# deb-src http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ hardy-backports main restricted universe multiverse

## Uncomment the following two lines to add software from Canonical's
## 'partner' repository. This software is not part of Ubuntu, but is
## offered by Canonical and the respective vendors as a service to Ubuntu
## users.
deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu hardy partner
deb-src http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu hardy partner

deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ hardy-security main restricted
deb-src http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ hardy-security main restricted
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ hardy-security universe
deb-src http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ hardy-security universe
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ hardy-security multiverse
deb-src http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ hardy-security multiverse

x33a
February 25th, 2009, 11:17 AM
open the sources file for editing

gksudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list

put # before the first two lines, and save the file

deb cdrom:[Ubuntu 8.10 _Intrepid Ibex_ - Release i386 (20081029.5)]/ intrepid main restricted
deb cdrom:[Ubuntu 8.04.1 _Hardy Heron_ - Release i386 (20080702.1)]/ hardy main restricted

then

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade

ambdeep
February 25th, 2009, 12:48 PM
Thanks a lot!!!!!!!!!!!