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    Medibuntu failed to fetch

    On running

    sudo apt-get update

    the terminal returned:

    N: Ignoring file 'getdeb.list.bck' in directory '/etc/apt/sources.list.d/' as it has an invalid filename extension
    W: Failed to fetch http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu/dis...eb/Release.gpg Something wicked happened resolving 'archive.getdeb.net:http' (-5 - No address associated with hostname)

    W: Failed to fetch http://packages.medibuntu.org/dists/...ck/Release.gpg Something wicked happened resolving 'packages.medibuntu.org:http' (-5 - No address associated with hostname)

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

    What went wrong?
    How do I fix this?
    How do I prevent this from happening in the future?

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    Re: Medibuntu failed to fetch

    What version of Ubuntu are you running?
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    Re: Medibuntu failed to fetch

    Have you updated your version of Ubuntu from 10.04 to 10.10, as that may account for these two repos not now working. You will need to update the repos for both medibuntu and getdeb again, I think.
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    Re: Medibuntu failed to fetch

    Quote Originally Posted by Mark_in_Hollywood View Post
    On running

    sudo apt-get update

    the terminal returned:

    N: Ignoring file 'getdeb.list.bck' in directory '/etc/apt/sources.list.d/' as it has an invalid filename extension
    W: Failed to fetch http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu/dis...eb/Release.gpg Something wicked happened resolving 'archive.getdeb.net:http' (-5 - No address associated with hostname)

    W: Failed to fetch http://packages.medibuntu.org/dists/...ck/Release.gpg Something wicked happened resolving 'packages.medibuntu.org:http' (-5 - No address associated with hostname)

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

    What went wrong?
    How do I fix this?
    How do I prevent this from happening in the future?

    Merry Christmas.
    For some users, theirs some issues with their DNS resolvers.

    Check out the tutorial here -> http://openubuntu.com/index.php/topic,230.0.html
    to set alternate DNS servers (level 3 is really fast btw)
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    Re: Medibuntu failed to fetch

    Quote Originally Posted by Sef View Post
    What version of Ubuntu are you running?
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    Re: Medibuntu failed to fetch

    Quote Originally Posted by ajgreeny View Post
    Have you updated your version of Ubuntu from 10.04 to 10.10, as that may account for these two repos not now working. You will need to update the repos for both medibuntu and getdeb again, I think.
    OK, but how do I do the Update? I ran Update Manager to get the errors I posted. I have previously run: sudo apt-get update. Thanks.
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    Re: Medibuntu failed to fetch

    Quote Originally Posted by sandyd View Post
    For some users, theirs some issues with their DNS resolvers.

    Check out the tutorial here -> http://openubuntu.com/index.php/topic,230.0.html
    to set alternate DNS servers (level 3 is really fast btw)
    I'm using OpenDNS already. I'm not well versed in computer, but I am fairly sure this problem isn't about speed or access. Something is crossed up in the package management area. Thanks.
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    Re: Medibuntu failed to fetch

    Quote Originally Posted by Mark_in_Hollywood View Post
    OK, but how do I do the Update? I ran Update Manager to get the errors I posted. I have previously run: sudo apt-get update. Thanks.
    Just re-run the commands you ran before to enable the repos again; that should make sure that everything is set for the correct Ubuntu version.
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    Re: Medibuntu failed to fetch

    Quote Originally Posted by ajgreeny View Post
    Just re-run the commands you ran before to enable the repos again; that should make sure that everything is set for the correct Ubuntu version.
    I tried that, as you say, but apt-get returned the same errors.
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    Re: Medibuntu failed to fetch

    Can you post the output of ls /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ ?

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