[sane-devel] Can't clone debian git repository

Yuri Chornoivan yurchor at ukr.net
Sun Aug 30 06:34:36 BST 2020

неділя, 30 серпня 2020 р. 04:06:20 EEST Wes Rishel написано:
> Following the instructions at
> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/CompileSaneFromSource on Ubuntu 18.04
> I have this happen
> git clone git://git.debian.org/sane/sane-backends.git
> Cloning into 'sane-backends'...
> fatal: unable to connect to git.debian.org:
> git.debian.org[0:]: errno=Connection refused
> git.debian.org[1: 2001:648:2ffc:deb::211:202]: errno=Network is unreachable
> The Ubuntu system is generally accessing the Internet without problems.
> ufw is inactive
> I can't say that I've ever used any git:// url before, unless it was done
> implicitly by the pycharm ide.
> Any hints as to how to make nice to git.debian.org or otherwise access the
> sources for sane1.0.27?
> Thanks in advance


Regretfully, the instructions are outdated. Please use the GitLab address to 
obtain the sources:

git clone git at gitlab.com:sane-project/backends.git

However, it may happen that it is be better to use PPA to install sane-
backends into your system:


Hope this helps.

Best regards,

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