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My installation scripts rely on downloading Karmic, but they seem to have disappeared. They were there a couple of weeks ago I believe. Any advice would be very welcome.

Sorry more info, Using Mint 8 that uses Ubuntu9.10, but the Karmic repository appears to have vanished.

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closed as off topic by Thomas W., izx, RobotHumans, jokerdino, John S Gruber Aug 25 '12 at 3:41

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Mint is not supported here. Please read the FAQ to learn what is or is not allowed here on Ask Ubuntu. – Thomas W. Aug 24 '12 at 17:19
If you wanted to be generous, you can read this as really just asking where the Karmic images went. The Mint part could be removed without affecting any potential answer. – belacqua Aug 25 '12 at 0:35

The Karmic images are now in the old-releases folder of

Since Karmic is end-of-life you will need to change your scripts to find the old-releases repository

This is described further in the community EOL wiki.

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Thank you for the reply, now I fully understand what end of life means. cheers – Denis Nov 24 '11 at 13:25
I have installed my software from the old-releases repository and upgraded it fine. So I have just tried to upgrade from a release from the archive repository using the sources.list file modified and pointing to the old-release repository and it fails. It can't find python python configobj It seems as though the two repositories are different. Can anyone confirm please. – Denis Nov 25 '11 at 12:14
Are you attempting to upgrade from 9.10 to 10.04? Or are you just upgrading existing karmic packages? Either way, please create a new question giving details of your existing sources.list together with the exact error message you are reporting. – fossfreedom Nov 25 '11 at 12:36

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