View Full Version : [ubuntu] ubuntu 9.10 software source error

March 6th, 2010, 05:31 PM
hello all ...
reloading the software sources in ubuntu 9.10 is generating the following error ??
what can i do ??

Failed to fetch http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/karmic/restricted/binary-i386/Packages.bz2 Hash Sum mismatch
Failed to fetch http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/karmic/main/binary-i386/Packages.bz2 Hash Sum mismatch
Failed to fetch http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/karmic/universe/binary-i386/Packages.bz2 Hash Sum mismatch
Failed to fetch http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/karmic/multiverse/binary-i386/Packages.bz2 Hash Sum mismatch
Some index files failed to download, they have been ignored, or old ones used instead.

Thanks in advance

March 6th, 2010, 05:36 PM
try changing you software server in software sources

March 7th, 2010, 03:34 AM
Thanks ....

April 1st, 2010, 03:34 AM
I have the same problem and it hasn't gone away after repeated apt-get updates..

Fetched 60.6MB in 2min 29s (405kB/s)
Failed to fetch http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/o/openoffice.org/openoffice.org-core_3.1.1-5ubuntu1.1_amd64.deb Hash Sum mismatch
Failed to fetch http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/s/samba/smbclient_3.4.0-3ubuntu5.6_amd64.deb Hash Sum mismatch
Failed to fetch http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/s/samba/samba-common-bin_3.4.0-3ubuntu5.6_amd64.deb Hash Sum mismatch
Failed to fetch http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/x/xulrunner-1.9.1/xulrunner-1.9.1_1.9.1.8+build1+nobinonly-0ubuntu0.9.10.1_amd64.deb Hash Sum mismatch
E: Unable to fetch some archives, maybe run apt-get update or try with --fix-missing?
This has gone for days. What do I try now, it is a fresh install of 9.10 Desktop.