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So, the terminal always gets stuck when trying to gets the packages from the server: pt.archive.ubuntu.com (193.136.212.166).

How can I use another server? This has been like this all day. I asked a friend to try, and he couldn't either. I've done as suggested and ran

sudo apt-get update --fix-missing

but it still gets stuck connecting to that server.

...
91% [A Ligar a pt.archive.ubuntu.com (193.136.212.166)]
...

And then it fails...

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The server can be changed in this way:

  1. Search and open 'Software Sources' ('Software and Updates' in 13.04) in the dash.
  2. Choose 'Main Server' as in this image: Main Server
  3. Close the window.
  4. Retry sudo apt-get update in a terminal.
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It solved my issue. Thank you, and sorry for the late appreciation. –  Daniel Mendonça Oct 15 '13 at 0:06

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