View Full Version : [ubuntu] Error installing a package from the repositories. How to avoid the proxy?

May 22nd, 2009, 10:39 AM

im executing "sudo apt-get install mysql-server" and i get this error:

The following NEW packages will be installed:
mysql-server mysql-server-5.0
0 upgraded, 2 newly installed, 0 to remove and 105 not upgraded.
Need to get 27.4MB/27.5MB of archives.
After this operation, 86.2MB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y
Err http://archive.ubuntu.com hardy-updates/main mysql-server-5.0
5.0.51a-3ubuntu5.4 403 Forbidden [IP: 80]
Err http://archive.ubuntu.com hardy-security/main mysql-server-5.0
5.0.51a-3ubuntu5.4 403 Forbidden [IP: 80]
Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/poo...tu5.4_i386.deb 403
Forbidden [IP: 80] E: Unable to fetch some archives, maybe
run apt-get update or try with --fix-missing?

I run "apt-get update" but the error is the same.

Im connected in a public library through a proxy. Someone told me the problem could be the proxy.

Is there any way of install the package through the proxy?


May 24th, 2009, 03:11 PM
No idea?

Maybe this is not the best place to ask this...if not, where should i ask it?