[Aptitude-devel] Bug#720873: Bug#720873: aptitude: Error downloading data file: Connection refused - connect(2)

Axel Beckert abe at debian.org
Sun Aug 25 23:30:54 BST 2013

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shirish शिरीष wrote:
> From last couple of days I have been getting the above as the very
> last line either while adding or purging a package via the
> command-line interface (CLI).
> Error downloading data file: Connection refused - connect(2)
> No idea which connection was refused, anybody know anything better?

Any chance that you installed how-can-i-help? (Which installed an apt
hook at /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/99how-can-i-help and initially had a
download URL at http://localhost/ hardcoded.)

See http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=720856

		Regards, Axel
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