Many Ubuntu Servers Down – Use a Mirror July 23, 2006Posted by Carthik in news, ubuntu.
Many Ubuntu servers and services are down. Please use a Mirror instead of the normal repository you use if you need to install any new packages.
This page is a list of all the Ubuntu Mirrors.
You can use the old post to see how to update your sources.list file. Basically, edit the /etc/apt/sources.list file to use a different URL for the repositories.
It looks like a lot of people are working to restore the servers. Speculation includes a blackout of some servers caused by a heat wave or some other reason. I will keep you posted.