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I try to install libicu-dev using apt-get

sudo apt-get install libicu-dev

And i get the error

E: Couldn't find package libicu-dev

I tried apt-get update but that didn't change a thing. Fink doesn't help either. Anyone any ideas?

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Could you try libicu36-dev instead? –  jaume Feb 18 '13 at 10:35
@jaume: Same problem. Couldn't find package libicu36-dev –  Andresch Serj Feb 18 '13 at 10:41
Looks like finkproject.org is down (I couldn't connect from my computer and checked with websitedown.info/finkproject.org). Is Fink set up on your computer to download from finkproject.org or from a mirror? –  jaume Feb 18 '13 at 10:49
@jaume: Ahh! Now i see the Problem: finkers.wordpress.com/2013/02/10/new-hosting-outage-2 –  Andresch Serj Feb 18 '13 at 11:12
You can't directly specify a URL. But the link you provided explains how to change the download URL for Fink: The easiest option to change [the mirror] is to edit /sw/etc/fink.conf as a super user (e.g. by using sudo nano /sw/etc/fink.conf) and change the Mirror-master line directly. The document also lists a couple of mirrors, choose one near you. –  jaume Feb 18 '13 at 13:48

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