My deb-multimedia entry in /etc/apt/sources.list was stalling out every time for several days. The following change to another Canadian mirror worked for me.
Could not connect to mirror.csclub.uwaterloo.ca:80 (22.214.171.124), connection timed out W: Failed to fetch http://mirror.csclub.uwaterloo.ca/debian-multimedia/dists/stable/Release.gpg: Could not connect to mirror.csclub.uwaterloo.ca:80 (126.96.36.199), connection timed out W: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead.
fixed via commenting out waterloo. note, no problems for Wheezy itself as I was using ftp.ca.debian.org/ Note: my sources.list also includes security and backports - just showing the relevant portions.
## DEBIAN deb http://ftp.ca.debian.org/debian/ wheezy main contrib non-free deb-src http://ftp.ca.debian.org/debian/ wheezy main contrib non-free ## DEBIAN MULTIMEDA MIRROR #deb http://mirror.csclub.uwaterloo.ca/debian-multimedia/ stable main non-free #deb-src http://mirror.csclub.uwaterloo.ca/debian-multimedia/ stable main non-free deb http://debian.dc-uoit.net/debian-multimedia/ stable main non-free
Further sleuthing going up the hierarchy of the site on Chomium via google
https://csclub.uwaterloo.ca/ gives me "The webpage is not available.
Hope it is temporary. In past I used Waterloo for all my debian mirrors in /etc/apt/sources.list - it was fast.
Edited couple days later.
Appears site wide still It does not download Linux Mint LMDE either.
Last edited by paxmark1 (2014-10-17 00:23:12)
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