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Re: Debian mirror problem? was [Re: Debian glossary?]




On Thu 03 May 2018 at 09:27:52 -0500, Richard Owlett wrote:

> On 04/30/2018 07:28 PM, David Wright wrote:
> > [*SNIP*]
> > I only saw a misunderstanding of how man pages impart information.
> > [*SNIP*]
> 
> On 04/30/2018 09:27 AM, Richard Owlett wrote:
> > The relevant line of the HTML of https://manpages.debian.org/stretch/coreutils/ls.1.en.html is
> > 
> > </a></h1>
> > GNU coreutils online help: &lt;<a href="http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/";>http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/</a>
> > 
> > and www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/ gives no navigational guidance.
> 
> Today {AND every time I've gone the there after my post} the relevant line
> of
>   https://manpages.debian.org/stretch/coreutils/ls.1.en.html
> reads:
> > </a></h1>
> > Full documentation at: &lt;<a href="http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/ls";>http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/ls</a>&gt;
> 
> 
> My interpretation is that on my original visit I saw a defective mirror.
> 
> If a similar symptom appears in the future, is there any way to determine
> which mirror I'm seeing?

I use Firefox. Prior to activating a link I would do

 netstat -tulpan | grep ESTABLISHED.*firefox

Immediately after activation, the command would be repeated. 'whois'
would then dtermine what has been connected to.

-- 
Brian.