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Anytime there is a failure to update a package TeXlive 2013, and try to reinstall through -reinstall-forcibly-removed command, it complains that it cannot install the file in question, as per the attached error message:

[18/22, 10:41/11:01] auto-install: tex4ht (33024) [872k] ... xzdec: (stdin): Une
xpected end of input
tar: Only read 5492 bytes from archive C:\Users\Robynet\AppData\Local\Temp\Ceq_m
pa70v\tex4ht.tar
untar: untarring C:\Users\Robynet\AppData\Local\Temp\Ceq_mpa70v\tex4ht.tar faile
d (in C:\texlive\2013)
TLPDB::_install_package: couldn't unpack http://ctan.megagod.net/tex-archive/sys
tems/texlive/tlnet/archive/tex4ht.tar.xz to C:/texlive/2013
tlmgr.pl: couldn't install new package tex4ht

As the problem with tex4ht started a couple of week ago, I supposed at the beginning was the problem with the Thai server. Last week I was in England, and the Oxford server, or whatever was serving Oxford Uni, gave me the same error. The same happened today for pgfplots package. So I was wondering what should be the procedure in order to let those two packages install.

closed as off-topic by Joseph Wright Sep 6 '14 at 21:37

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  • You seem to have some network problems. Try to solve them first. – Martin Schröder Mar 10 '14 at 8:55
  • This question appears to be off-topic because it is about something which is almost certainly a network error. – Joseph Wright Sep 6 '14 at 21:37

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