Kenjun

November 4, 2009

Acer Aspire One Live Update problem

Filed under: Uncategorized — kenjun @ 2:04 pm

Recently had problems with the Acer Aspire One Live Update procedure.

It claims to receive data but doesn’t. Acer is forwarding http://update.linpus.com and other locations to a content delivery network, probably to cope with the additional traffic from all the new AA1 owners who found an AA1 under the tree.

The actual problem is that Live Update requests a file list from the old server but gets a server response that the document location has changed instead, which it fails to interpret.

Solution is simply to run a two line sed script. If unsure how, right click anywhere on the Aspire One control panel, select Terminal and paste in the first two lines beginning with “sudo sed” here:

http://macles.blogspot.com/2009/01/live-update-problems.html

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