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October 31st, 2008, 09:26 PM
Among the many things that didn't work well during my upgrade to intrepid was this:

could not resolve 'gb.archive.ubuntu.com'

anyone know hat it means and how I get around it?

October 31st, 2008, 09:42 PM
apparently not...

October 31st, 2008, 09:50 PM
this may help you (can't confirm it will):

sudo unable to resolve host
- Workaround : http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=723361
- Bug Report : https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+s...udo/+bug/32906

taken from hardy known bugs and workarounds.

yes i know it says hardy but it is worth a try.


November 3rd, 2008, 10:12 PM
Thanks - I've made the change. It helped with another problem I was having! Not sure what the story is with the .gb thing. I think it may have been at their end cause it isn't happening all the time (in fact, rarely) now.