[Tox Support] error reading files
skyguide.base at icloud.com
Mon Feb 29 08:57:37 UTC 2016
Hi Brice... so it's hard to answer your question just because I'm not
sure what do you mean by "fine".
So let's start with your apt-get sources files configuration....
If you want to get rid of from Google Chrome... do you remember how did
you installed in a first place?
This matters because if you used apt-get to installed on your machine,
the best thing to do (at least that's the way I would have done it) is
sudo apt-get remove google-chrome-stable && |sudo apt-get purge
sudo apt-get autoremove && sudo apt-get autoclean
that will do all the work for you automajically and it will clean up
your source list config file.
Now, if your removed Chrome by hand (simply deleting the files to
"trash"), than yes, you would have left overs with references to ppa in
your sources.list config file and you sould delete them from sources.list
Now this is very important...
The link you have mentioned on github - JFreegman... I don't know what
that is and where did it came from.
For your security sake, please use this link:
Follow the guide how to add the |"deb" link in to your sources.list file
and they key....
All the steps are there in the instructions, I can confirm that it works
the way intended.
I use tox on my Ubuntu and Debian machines and all is well as far as
installing the Tox using that guide.
Take a look at the link, read it carefully, follow all the steps and you
will have Tox client in your machine...
I totally support your idea of not using anything Google related... and
definitely no MS Skype if you can afford not to use it.
Tox is not ready for a prime-time, but even tho it's still buggy and in
active development, I use it and trust it way more than any other
software from MS.
On 02/29/2016 12:31 AM, Bryce Martin wrote:
> Hi Damien,
> Thanks for replying. I'm not sure I have a client installed for Tox yet. I'm following the instructions on https://github.com/JFreegman/toxic and then "Use our repository" link and then what you can read for Debian/Ubuntu section.
> I have followed it to the letter, and I've got something that I think should be working. But the missing tox.ini file is a problem.
> Can you help? I've already done the update and upgrade. Still same problem. I'm not sure I have the files for Toxic though. Where should they be located. I think I've got the files for Tox.
> Bryce Martin
> Sent from [ProtonMail](https://protonmail.com), encrypted email based in Switzerland.
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Re: [Tox Support] error reading files
> Local Time: February 29, 2016 2:14 pm
> UTC Time: February 29, 2016 7:14 AM
> From: skyguide.base at icloud.com
> To: brycemartin at protonmail.com,support at lists.tox.chat
> Hello Mr. Martin... from the information you have provided, the error you are getting while updating your system's software, it appears that ppa listed in your /etc/apt/sources.list config file, related to google's Chrome browser.
> Your error indicates that code/program your system attempts to update is hosted by launchpad.net and is maintained by Canonical - the maker of Ubuntu OS.
> This error is absolutely unrelated to Tox chat client and has nothing to do with tox project what so ever.
> Now, why are you missing the tox.ini file - that is something no one would be able to tell you. Is there a chance you may have deleted it by mistake?
> In any way, run:
> sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade
> to bring your tox client up to date and it may resolve your missing tox.ini file.
> To fix the broken ppa link to update google chrome, you would have to edit by hand:
> Place #1 - /etc/apt/sources.list
> to do that, run:
> sudo vi /etc/apt/sources.list
> Look for the PPA reference :
> http://ppa.launchpad.net/ne0sight/chrome-gnome-shell/ubuntu/dists/wily/main/binary-amd64/Packages and http://ppa.launchpad.net/ne0sight/chrome-gnome-shell/ubuntu/dists/wily/main/binary-i386/Packagesand simply delete them. Once you deleted those two lines, save your sources.list config file and run: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade This should help with error messages and failed update/upgrade command for apt-get. Let me know if this makes sense... and if it worked for you. Damien
> On 02/28/2016 10:56 PM, Bryce Martin wrote:
> Dear Sir/Madam, I followed the Debian/Ubuntu instructions on your site https://pkg.tox.chat/ but when running the code displayed on your site https://wiki.tox.chat/binaries#other_linux the following problem occurred when trying to update my system:- W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/ne0sight/chrome-gnome-shell/ubuntu/dists/wily/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/ne0sight/chrome-gnome-shell/ubuntu/dists/wily/main/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found E: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead. Can you advise me about the problem please? What do I need to do to resolve this and what actually went wrong in the first place? Regards, Bryce Martin Sent from [ProtonMail](https://protonmail.com), encrypted email based in Switzerland.
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