Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following NEW packages will be installed:
0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 9 not upgraded.
Need to get 920 B of archives.
After this operation, 25.6 kB of additional disk space will be used.
Err http://mirrordirector.raspbian.org/raspbian/ wheezy/main python-dev all 2.7.3-4+deb7u1
Temporary failure resolving 'mirrordirector.raspbian.org'
Failed to fetch http://mirrordirector.raspbian.org/raspbian/pool/main/p/python-defaults/python-dev_2.7.3-4+deb7u1_all.deb  Temporary failure resolving 'mirrordirector.raspbian.org'
E: Unable to fetch some archives, maybe run apt-get update or try with --fix-missing?

I try to install spi but i see these mirrordirector error. How can i solve?

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    The error does say temporary issue resolving host so my first thought is to wait a few hours. Commented Feb 26, 2015 at 9:18
  • 1
    The error says "maybe run apt-get update or try with --fix-missing?" Did you try any of these?
    – Bex
    Commented Feb 26, 2015 at 10:51
  • Have you ever been able to run apt-get update or upgrade? Are you connected to the internet? Can you ping Commented Feb 26, 2015 at 18:45
  • this is the answer : 'run apt-get update -bash: run: command not found' Commented Feb 27, 2015 at 11:51

1 Answer 1

dig mirrordirector.raspbian.org

will let you know your dns is working

sudo nice apt-get update

Will make sure you have the correct urls

sudo nice apt-get upgrade

Will make sure you have the latest versions


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