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Thread: I can't get updates for some stuff

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jun 2008

    I can't get updates for some stuff

    Hello all, when I run the update manager, i get the error

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

    and when i try to do: sudo apt-get update i get

    Ign edgy-security Release.gpg
    Ign edgy-security/universe Translation-en_US
    Hit hardy Release.gpg
    Ign hardy/main Translation-en_US
    Ign edgy-security Release
    Ign hardy/restricted Translation-en_US
    Ign hardy/multiverse Translation-en_US
    Ign hardy/universe Translation-en_US
    Hit hardy-updates Release.gpg
    Ign hardy-updates/main Translation-en_US
    Ign hardy-updates/restricted Translation-en_US
    Ign edgy-security/universe Packages
    Ign hardy-updates/multiverse Translation-en_US
    Ign hardy-updates/universe Translation-en_US
    Hit hardy-security Release.gpg
    Ign hardy-security/main Translation-en_US
    Ign hardy-security/restricted Translation-en_US
    Ign hardy-security/multiverse Translation-en_US
    Ign hardy-security/universe Translation-en_US
    Err edgy-security/universe Packages
    404 Not Found
    Hit hardy Release
    Hit hardy-updates Release
    Hit hardy-security Release
    Hit hardy/main Packages
    Hit hardy/restricted Packages
    Hit hardy/multiverse Packages
    Hit hardy/universe Packages
    Hit hardy/main Sources
    Hit hardy/restricted Sources
    Hit hardy/multiverse Sources
    Hit hardy/universe Sources
    Hit hardy-updates/main Packages
    Hit hardy-updates/restricted Packages
    Hit hardy-updates/multiverse Packages
    Hit hardy-updates/universe Packages
    Hit hardy-updates/main Sources
    Hit hardy-updates/restricted Sources
    Hit hardy-updates/multiverse Sources
    Hit hardy-updates/universe Sources
    Hit hardy-security/main Packages
    Hit hardy-security/restricted Packages
    Hit hardy-security/multiverse Packages
    Hit hardy-security/universe Packages
    Hit hardy-security/main Sources
    Hit hardy-security/restricted Sources
    Hit hardy-security/multiverse Sources
    Hit hardy-security/universe Sources
    W: Failed to fetch 404 Not Found

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

    i can't seem to find a good fix for this. thanks!

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Here & Now
    Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal

    Re: I can't get updates for some stuff

    Remove all the 'Edgy' lines or comment them out from your /etc/apt/sources.list

    Dr. Fernando Duran Dollenz
    Libertad 584


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