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Installation issues / Ubuntu 8.10 end of life breaks installer
« on: November 06, 2010, 03:22:07 pm »
Tried to install off of the latest snapshot (23388) and the installer fails due to missing packages in the old-releases ubuntu archive. I installed kubuntu as normal from the dvd and updated my sources.list to point to (instead of or It seems that many .deb files are missing from the old-releases mirror as even installing basic packages like emacs results in a 404 error when trying to download the package file.

The relevant installer output is as follows

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Get:1 intrepid-updates/multiverse sun-java6-jre 6-14-0ubuntu1.8.10 [6421kB]
Err intrepid-updates/multiverse sun-java6-bin 6-14-0ubuntu1.8.10          
  404 Not Found                                                                                          
Failed to fetch  404 Not Found
Fetched 6421kB in 14s (444kB/s)                                                                                                          
E: Unable to fetch some archives, maybe run apt-get update or try with --fix-missing?                                                    
An error (Exit code 100) occured during the last action                                                                                  
Running                                                                                                          line 2: /usr/pluto/bin/ No such file or directory                        

Not really sure what to do about this. Are there any alternative 8.10 mirrors that might be complete?
Attached are my sources.list and (truncated) install output

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