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    Update error message

    I need more help since I can not get the update or software manager to work even after using the terminal. I am new to Mint (XFCE) and only used Ubuntu 9.10 and 10.10 prior so I don't know what I am doing and think I broke something when downloading games from software manager?[

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    Oct 2007
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    Which release of Linux Mint are you using?
    What were you downloading? What happened? Error messages? Hard to diagnose anything with the information you have given.

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    Update manager will not update

    Thanks for the responce.

    I am currently running Linux Mint Xfce edition. I am trying to use the update manager and I am getting the folowing message" could not refresh the list of packages"

    I used the info in your prior post using the terminal to update because I receive the same message "about something being broke and needed to be fixed"

    I hope I have suppled enough info if not I will just reinstall Mint Xfce.


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    Penguin of trust elija's Avatar
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    I get the same message with LMDE (XFCE) using the new update manager. It normally goes away after a few minutes; I think the servers are busy when it happens. If it keeps happening, post the results of running the following command:
    cat /etc/apt/sources.list
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