can't start software manager under yast

hi all:

i a trying to start Yast —> Software management and failed. tried multiple times last night and today, all failed.

 An error occurred during repository initialization.
SKIP request: User-requested skipping of a file
History:
- Timeout exceeded when accessing 'http://ftp.gwdg.de/pub/linux/packman/suse/openSUSE_13.1/repodata/repomd.xml'.


anything wrong with that site?

thanks.

_dave

Yes, their site seems to be down - I am getting the same error.

You can edit the repo address to ftp5.gwdg temporarily if you want to fix the issue.

On Thu, 07 Aug 2014 19:36:02 +0000, ipfreak wrote:

> anything wrong with that site?

Yes, there was a significant power outage where gwdg is hosted. Use one
of the mirrors from the main packman site until it comes back online.

Jim


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