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Re: [trinity-users] Problem with mirror system?? -- was Re: [trinity-users] Did I miss something? Changing sources.list to

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Thu, 3 Sep 2015 23:56:58 -0500
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> On Thu September 3 2015 18:51:49 Michele Calgaro wrote:
>> I had already tried the yosemite one
>>main/binary-amd64/ If I right click on the "Packages" file and choose
>> "save
>> file" I got a "The download cannot be saved because an unknown error
>> occurred. Please try again." error message.
>> Usually it would just work and save the file.
> Among the thousands of legitimate file-does-not-exist errors in the
> mirror's web server logs I see a number of weird ones like this.
> [Wed Sep 02 22:59:07 2015] [error] [client] File does not
> exist:
> /comm/support/
> [Wed Sep 02 22:59:07 2015] [error] [client] File does not
> exist:
> /comm/support/
> [Wed Sep 02 22:59:07 2015] [error] [client] File does not
> exist:
> /comm/support/
> I'm don't know what kind of mistake or bug might cause them.
> Which browser and version are you right-clicking in to "save file"?
> --Mike

Those are rather odd; it almost looks like they might be the result of a
MITM attack or other malicious redirect activity.  A quick Google search
shows one potential known malicious site with URLs of <server
redacted>/comm/support.htm and not much else.

Is anyone else experiencing issues with the mirror network (aside from the
usual timeouts and overall slow speeds)?

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