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Re: debian repositories - connection refused

* Chris Bannister <mockingbird@earthlight.co.nz> [071030 20:00]:
> On Sun, Oct 28, 2007 at 10:25:15PM -0500, Russell L. Harris wrote:
> > A day or two ago I began getting a "111 connection refused" error when
> > attempting to access the debian repositories with Synaptic.  
> > 
> > The command "aptitude update" also hangs.
> > 
> > However, Internet access with browser and mail appears to be normal.
> Can you post the *exact* error message when trying aptitude from the
> command line.
> Trying a different mirror in your "/etc/apt/sources.lst" file may
> indicate if the problem is outside or inside your machine.

Thanks, Chris.  But a couple of days ago I posted a message (perhaps
it got lost) stating that the problem vanished when I uninstalled
"anon-proxy" (which I had installed a week or so ago, out of


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