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Category: Linux

Forcing apt-get to use IPv4

I recently experienced apt-get returning a bunch of 404s when trying to update the sources using IPv6. Instead of immediately disabling IPv6 using sysctl, the trick was to force apt-get to use IPv6 instead: $ apt-get -o Acquire::ForceIPv4=true update Adding the -o Acquire::ForceIPv4=true parameter did the trick.

Upgrading to Ubuntu 15.04

Ubuntu 15.04 was released a couple of days ago and with that came some changes. If you’re on the 14 branch, you’re probably using Upstart for running your jobs. While Upstart is still available, it was ditched in favor of Systemd in Ubuntu 15.04. This means that after a successful do-release-upgrade, you’ll see none of […]

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