Ubuntu 12.04 - Failed to download package files

Posted on 2012-09-22
Last Modified: 2012-09-24

On my Ubuntu 12.04, since last few days, when package manager runs, I get the following error:

Failed to fetch 404  Not Found [IP: 80]
Failed to fetch

and it leads to updation failure, completely. How do I fix it?

Question by:practitioner
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    Check your /etc/apt/sources.list file and make sure the entries are similar to the link below:

    If the entries match, then just comment that line out of the file (a # at the beginning of the line).

    After that try running your updates again.
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    Expert Comment

    You need to refresh... you're getting 'not found' because that package was updated to on 12 September.

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    Expert Comment

    So, after following that solution did you get ?

    I'll bet $$$ you didn't.

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