Tag: apt-get update

  • Ubuntu – How to fix update errors for a server behind of a proxy

    If you’re behind of a proxy server and the IP address has changed (or proxy it’s a new node in your network topology) then probably when you’re trying to update your binaries then you’ll get a list of errors. [bash] W: Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/oneiric-security/multiverse/i18n/Translation-en_US Unable to connect to 192.168.120.240:3128: W: Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/oneiric-security/multiverse/i18n/Translation-en Unable to connect to 192.168.120.240:3128: [/bash] This happens because you’re unable to connect to Ubuntu mirrors. In order to fix this issue you have to edit apt.conf file settings. [bash] root@my-server:~# vi /etc/apt/apt.conf Acquire::http::Proxy “http://192.168.230.99:3128”; [/bash]