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When i try to update my xubuntu box it prompts "us.archive.ubuntu" could not be found. i tried sudo apt-get update and it didn't work. I also tried to install w3m-img ...
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    Can't update or install


    When i try to update my xubuntu box it prompts "us.archive.ubuntu" could not be found. i tried sudo apt-get update and it didn't work. I also tried to install w3m-img recently and it couldn't reach us.archive.ubuntu and my internet on the box works fine. why is this happening?!?!?

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    Post the contents of /etc/apt/sources.list file here.
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    Sorry for the wait
    contents of /etc/apt/sources.list:
    Code:
    #
    # deb cdrom:[Xubuntu 7.10 _Gutsy Gibbon_ - Release i386 (20071016)]/ gutsy main restricted
    
    deb cdrom:[Xubuntu 7.10 _Gutsy Gibbon_ - Release i386 (20071016)]/ gutsy main restricted
    # See http://help.ubuntu.com/community/UpgradeNotes for how to upgrade to
    # newer versions of the distribution.
    
    deb Index of /ubuntu gutsy main restricted
    deb-src Index of /ubuntu gutsy main restricted
    
    ## Major bug fix updates produced after the final release of the
    ## distribution.
    deb Index of /ubuntu gutsy-updates main restricted
    deb-src Index of /ubuntu gutsy-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 Index of /ubuntu gutsy universe
    "sources.list" [readonly] 58L, 3146C
    deb Index of /ubuntu gutsy universe
    deb-src Index of /ubuntu gutsy universe
    deb Index of /ubuntu gutsy-updates universe
    deb-src Index of /ubuntu gutsy-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 Index of /ubuntu gutsy multiverse
    deb-src Index of /ubuntu gutsy 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 Index of /ubuntu gutsy-backports main restricted universe multiverse
    # deb-src Index of /ubuntu gutsy-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 Index of /ubuntu gutsy partner
    # deb-src Index of /ubuntu gutsy partner
    
    deb Index of /ubuntu gutsy-security main restricted
    deb-src Index of /ubuntu gutsy-security main restricted
    deb Index of /ubuntu gutsy-security universe
    deb-src Index of /ubuntu gutsy-security universe
    deb Index of /ubuntu gutsy-security multiverse
    deb-src Index of /ubuntu gutsy-security multiverse
    Last edited by devils casper; 03-03-2008 at 07:59 AM. Reason: added [code]...[/code] tag.

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    Contents of sources.list file are correct.
    Execute this
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    sudo apt-get update
    Post exact error message here.
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    Code:
    afollette@frezuuls-fireball:/usr/games$ sudo apt-get update
    [sudo] password for afollette:
    Ign cdrom://Xubuntu 7.10 _Gutsy Gibbon_ - Release i386 (20071016) gutsy/main Tra                                                                   nslation-en_US
    Ign cdrom://Xubuntu 7.10 _Gutsy Gibbon_ - Release i386 (20071016) gutsy/restrict                                                                   ed Translation-en_US
    Err http://us.archive.ubuntu.com gutsy Release.gpg
      Could not connect to us.archive.ubuntu.com:80 (1.0.0.0). - connect (101 Networ                                                                   k is unreachable)
    Err http://us.archive.ubuntu.com gutsy/main Translation-en_US
      Could not connect to us.archive.ubuntu.com:80 (1.0.0.0). - connect (101 Networ                                                                   k is unreachable)
    Err http://us.archive.ubuntu.com gutsy/restricted Translation-en_US
      Could not connect to us.archive.ubuntu.com:80 (1.0.0.0). - connect (101 Networ                                                                   k is unreachable)
    Err http://us.archive.ubuntu.com gutsy/universe Translation-en_US
      Could not connect to us.archive.ubuntu.com:80 (1.0.0.0). - connect (101 Networ                                                                   k is unreachable)
    Err http://us.archive.ubuntu.com gutsy/multiverse Translation-en_US
      Could not connect to us.archive.ubuntu.com:80 (1.0.0.0). - connect (101 Networ                                                                   k is unreachable)
    26% [Connecting to us.archive.ubuntu.com (1.0.0.0)] [Connecting to security.ubuntu.com (1.0.0.0)]

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