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steve_gesn
June 22nd, 2014, 09:08 PM
New to Ubantu but not Linux. Been a Linux user since 2001, just added Ubuntu. It won't do updates and it won't add new apps. So, what's the trick. I've used every program you have from "Intall Updates" to "Synaptic" I just keep getting an error message saying "Can't install updates. Check internet connection" My net is fine, I'm posting this, (On Ubuntu) right? Any suggestions?
Thanx in advance :confused:

philinux
June 22nd, 2014, 09:25 PM
Is this wired or wifi?

steve_gesn
June 22nd, 2014, 09:39 PM
wi fi, but I get Internet OK. No problem with anything else.

grahammechanical
June 22nd, 2014, 10:06 PM
Please run in a terminal and post back any error messsages.


sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade

Regards.

steve_gesn
June 22nd, 2014, 11:16 PM
Nope, will not update, will not install new apps. I think this may be a repository issue--maybe? It doesn't seem to want to get it from the site. --Thoughts?

mrgs
June 22nd, 2014, 11:40 PM
You were asked to



post back any error messsages.


If you want help please follow all instructions given.

philinux
June 23rd, 2014, 03:30 PM
+1 to the above and additionally post your sources list.


cat /etc/apt/sources.list