> Andrew David Wong:
>> On 2016-09-17 07:21, amadaus wrote:
>>> In Qubes OS 3.2 rc2 updating Debian 8 via VM Manager and the terminal
>>> resulted in failure - it hangs forever. Consequently I tried a fresh
>>> install of OS 3.2 rc3. I successfully uddated Dom0, Fedora23 and Whonix
>>> templates BUT when it came to Debian-8 it stubbornly refuses to update.
>>> Anyone any suggestions as to what I'm doing wrong.
>>> PS the command i'm using in terminal is: sudo apt-get update && sudo
>>> apt-get dist-upgrade.
>> I've noticed that when I update Debian and Whonix templates using that
>> command, the terminal appears to hang, but the template actually
>> updates successfully. Can you try running the same update command again
>> afterward? It should complete successfully (with 0 new packages
>> updated, available, etc.) the second time.
> Here is the output from D8 terminal
>  user@debian-8:~$ sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
> Get:1 jessie/updates InRelease [63.1 kB]
> Hit jessie InRelease
> Get:2 jessie/updates/main amd64 Packages [304 kB]
> Get:3 jessie/updates/contrib amd64 Packages
> [2,506 B]
> Get:4 jessie/updates/non-free amd64 Packages
> [14 B]
> Hit jessie/main amd64 Packages
> Get:5 jessie/updates/contrib Translation-en
> [1,211 B]
> Get:6 jessie/updates/main Translation-en [162
> kB]
> Get:7 jessie/updates/non-free Translation-en
> [14 B]
> Ign jessie/main Translation-en_US
> Ign jessie/main Translation-en
> 100% [Waiting for headers]
> It is always at this pointthat the system hangs for hours.
Instead of using command sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get
dist-upgrade - which always fails. Use the shortened command sudo
apt-get dist-upgrade - it worked a treat!

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