HI, i just installed Debian Lenny on an old machine in console mode. I think i made a misconfiguration while installing becouse now i can't use apt to use the internet, although i have an active internet connection. Can anyone help me fix this ?

asked 02 Jun '10, 20:23

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Check your /etc/apt/sources.list and make sure you don't have the http entries commented out.

Some installs will leave you with just the cdrom options.

Then do an apt-get update and you should be in business....


answered 02 Jun '10, 20:42

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I did that, but when i type apt-get install lynx the console says: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information ... Done Segmentation fault and it ends the process :/

(03 Jun '10, 09:09) F1r3Fl3x

OK i searched on the internet and i found a solution. You just run "rm -rf /var/cache/apt/*.bin" and apt works like a charm :D

(03 Jun '10, 09:16) F1r3Fl3x

if you use a proxy, you could set the proxy on the terminal using the export command.


answered 03 Jun '10, 09:16

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nope, no proxies :)

(03 Jun '10, 09:51) F1r3Fl3x
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