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Re: apt-get cannot conect to server

On Sat, 3 Jan 2009, oxy wrote:

> Hi all,
>  similar posts around refer to wrong proxy configuration, wrong
>  /etc/apt/sources.list files etc. None seems to be my case. Look:
> # apt-get update
> Err http://security.debian.org etch/updates Release.gpg
>   Could not connect to security.debian.org:80 (, connection timed out
> Err http://download.virtualbox.org etch Release.gpg
>   Could not connect to download.virtualbox.org:80 (,
> connection timed out


> The only major change i've done lately is to conect to different networks
>  using different host/domain names. (seems no real reason for problems)
>  I have no /etc/apt/apt.conf or /etc/apt/preferences file in my system.
>  Any help? Thanx in advance ...

Kinda looks like dns issues, I would double check to see if your system is
resolving dns properly.

what do you get for:
host security.debian.org
host download.virtualbox.org
host ftp.de.debian.org

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