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PETget update databases fixes

August 13, 2019 — BarryK

PETget, shown as "petget" on the desktop, also known as PPM (Puppy Package Manager) from the Puppy days, has a button to update the package database files. Running Easy Buster 2.0, forum member 'blgs' reported updating to be broken.

Yes, it was doing some strange things. Now fixed.

Note, there is no need to do an update. The Debian repositories have updates URLs, for example:

...where you will see 'Packages.gz', however it is empty. At the time of writing this anyway. These empty updates upset the PETget db updating. 

Also, this site does not have a separate "updates" path: 

Tags: easy