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  1. #1
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    Ubuntu 11.04 update problem


    Im having trouble updating my Ubuntu 11.04. When i go to update manager it says upgade to 11.04 available although my system>about ubuntu says that i am already on 11.04.

    When i click upgrade in update manager the distribution upgrade window starts and get to the setting new software channels stage where i then get an error:

    W:Failed to fetch 404 Not Found
    , W:Failed to fetch 404 Not Found
    , E:Some index files failed to download, they have been ignored, or old ones used instead.

    also when i try in through terminal i get:

    it natty Release.gpg
    Ign natty/main Translation-en
    Hit natty/main Translation-en_GB
    Ign natty/multiverse Translation-en
    Hit natty/multiverse Translation-en_GB
    Ign natty/restricted Translation-en
    Hit natty/restricted Translation-en_GB
    Ign natty/universe Translation-en
    Hit natty/universe Translation-en_GB
    Hit natty-updates Release.gpg
    Hit natty Release.gpg
    Ign natty/partner Translation-en
    Ign natty/partner Translation-en_GB
    Ign natty Release.gpg
    Ign natty/main Translation-en
    Ign natty/main Translation-en_GB
    Ign natty-updates/main Translation-en
    Ign natty-updates/main Translation-en_GB
    Ign natty-updates/multiverse Translation-en
    Ign natty-updates/multiverse Translation-en_GB
    Ign natty-updates/restricted Translation-en
    Ign natty-updates/restricted Translation-en_GB
    Ign natty-updates/universe Translation-en
    Hit natty-security Release.gpg
    Ign natty-security/main Translation-en
    Ign natty-security/main Translation-en_GB
    Ign natty-security/multiverse Translation-en
    Ign natty-security/multiverse Translation-en_GB
    Ign natty-security/restricted Translation-en
    Ign natty-security/restricted Translation-en_GB
    Ign natty-security/universe Translation-en
    Ign natty-security/universe Translation-en_GB
    Hit natty Release
    Hit natty Release.gpg
    Ign natty-updates/universe Translation-en_GB
    Hit natty-backports Release.gpg
    Ign natty-backports/main Translation-en
    Ign natty Release
    Hit natty-security Release
    Ign natty-backports/main Translation-en_GB
    Ign natty-backports/multiverse Translation-en
    Ign natty-backports/multiverse Translation-en_GB
    Ign natty-backports/restricted Translation-en
    Ign natty-backports/restricted Translation-en_GB
    Ign natty-backports/universe Translation-en
    Ign natty-backports/universe Translation-en_GB
    Hit natty Release
    Ign natty/main Sources
    Hit natty/partner Sources
    Hit natty-proposed Release.gpg
    Ign natty-proposed/main Translation-en
    Ign natty-proposed/main Translation-en_GB
    Ign natty/main i386 Packages
    Hit natty/partner i386 Packages
    Hit natty-security/restricted Sources
    Ign natty-proposed/multiverse Translation-en
    Ign natty-proposed/multiverse Translation-en_GB
    Ign natty-proposed/restricted Translation-en
    Ign natty-proposed/restricted Translation-en_GB
    Ign natty-proposed/universe Translation-en
    Ign natty-proposed/universe Translation-en_GB
    Hit natty Release
    Ign natty/main Sources
    Hit natty-security/main Sources
    Hit natty-security/multiverse Sources
    Hit natty-security/universe Sources
    Hit natty-security/main i386 Packages
    Hit natty-security/restricted i386 Packages
    Hit natty-security/universe i386 Packages
    Hit natty-security/multiverse i386 Packages
    Hit natty/main Sources
    Hit natty-updates Release
    Hit natty-backports Release
    Hit natty-proposed Release
    Ign natty/main i386 Packages
    Hit natty/restricted Sources
    Hit natty/restricted Sources
    Hit natty/main Sources
    Hit natty/multiverse Sources
    Hit natty/universe Sources
    Hit natty/main i386 Packages
    Hit natty/restricted i386 Packages
    Hit natty/universe i386 Packages
    Err natty/main Sources
    404 Not Found
    Hit natty/multiverse i386 Packages
    Hit natty-updates/restricted Sources
    Hit natty-updates/main Sources
    Hit natty-updates/multiverse Sources
    Hit natty-updates/universe Sources
    Hit natty-updates/main i386 Packages
    Hit natty-updates/restricted i386 Packages
    Hit natty-updates/universe i386 Packages
    Hit natty-updates/multiverse i386 Packages
    Err natty/main i386 Packages
    404 Not Found
    Hit natty-backports/main Sources
    Hit natty-backports/restricted Sources
    Hit natty-backports/universe Sources
    Hit natty-backports/multiverse Sources
    Hit natty-backports/main i386 Packages
    Hit natty-backports/restricted i386 Packages
    Hit natty-backports/universe i386 Packages
    Hit natty-backports/multiverse i386 Packages
    Hit natty-proposed/restricted Sources
    Hit natty-proposed/main Sources
    Hit natty-proposed/multiverse Sources
    Hit natty-proposed/universe Sources
    Hit natty-proposed/restricted i386 Packages
    Hit natty-proposed/main i386 Packages
    Hit natty-proposed/multiverse i386 Packages
    Hit natty-proposed/universe i386 Packages
    W: Failed to fetch 404 Not Found

    W: Failed to fetch 404 Not Found

    E: Some index files failed to download, they have been ignored, or old ones used instead.

    Any ideas?

  2. #2
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    dino99 is offline Ubuntu addict and loving it
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    Re: Ubuntu 11.04 update problem

    natty is no more supported since oct 28 , its time to use something newer like oneiric (if you does not want to reinstall, but simply dist-upgrade) or do a fresh new install with precise or quantal.

  3. #3
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    Dec 2012

    Re: Ubuntu 11.04 update problem

    ahh right, so how would i change to oneric?

  4. #4
    Join Date
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    Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander

    Re: Ubuntu 11.04 update problem

    Open the Update Manager application from the System → Administration menu.

    In Update Manager, click the Settings... button, and enter your password to start the Software Sources application.

    Select the sub menu Updates from the Software Sources application.

    Check the "Release upgrade - Show new distribution releases" drop down to make sure "Normal releases" is selected, and change it if otherwise.
    Close the Software Sources application and return to Update Manager.

    In Update Manager, click the Check button to check for new updates.

    If there are any updates to install, use the Install Updates button to install them, and press Check again after that is complete.
    A message will appear informing you of the availability of the new release.

    Click Upgrade.
    Follow the on-screen instructions.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Dec 2012

    Re: Ubuntu 11.04 update problem

    im not sure that i actually am on 11.04 you know. When i load up the boot screen says ubuntu 10.10 and i don't have the option to put in a password and go to software sources like you describe in settings. I installed using a 10.10 disk and i used update manager to update to 11.04 and it seems to work. Plus like i said before it says 11.04 when i go to system>about ubuntu. There any command i can use to determine which version i'm on through terminal?

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Dec 2012

    Re: Ubuntu 11.04 update problem

    ok, i am infact on ubuntu 10.10.....

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Reykjavík, Ísland
    Lubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf

    Re: Ubuntu 11.04 update problem

    The references to natty in your first post indicate that you are on 11.04.

    Anyway, time for a fresh install of 12.10.
    About problems due to upgrading
    Bringing old hardware back to life.
    Please visit Quick Links -> Unanswered Posts

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