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Apt-get update failing with unable to resolve error

  • Posted January 30, 2015

root@docean9:~# apt-get update Err http://software.virtualmin.com virtualmin-trusty InRelease

Err http://software.virtualmin.com virtualmin-universal InRelease

Err http://security.ubuntu.com trusty-security InRelease

Err http://security.ubuntu.com trusty-security Release.gpg Could not resolve ‘security.ubuntu.com’ Err http://software.virtualmin.com virtualmin-trusty Release.gpg Could not resolve ‘software.virtualmin.com’ Err http://software.virtualmin.com virtualmin-universal Release.gpg Could not resolve ‘software.virtualmin.com’ Err http://mirrors.digitalocean.com trusty InRelease

Err http://mirrors.digitalocean.com trusty-updates InRelease

Err http://mirrors.digitalocean.com trusty Release.gpg Could not resolve ‘mirrors.digitalocean.com’ Err http://mirrors.digitalocean.com trusty-updates Release.gpg Could not resolve ‘mirrors.digitalocean.com’ Reading package lists… Done W: Failed to fetch http://mirrors.digitalocean.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/InRelease

W: Failed to fetch http://mirrors.digitalocean.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty-updates/I nRelease

W: Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty-security/InRel ease

W: Failed to fetch http://software.virtualmin.com/gpl/ubuntu/dists/virtualmin-tr usty/InRelease

W: Failed to fetch http://software.virtualmin.com/gpl/ubuntu/dists/virtualmin-un iversal/InRelease

W: Failed to fetch http://software.virtualmin.com/gpl/ubuntu/dists/virtualmin-tr usty/Release.gpg Could not resolve ‘software.virtualmin.com

W: Failed to fetch http://software.virtualmin.com/gpl/ubuntu/dists/virtualmin-un iversal/Release.gpg Could not resolve ‘software.virtualmin.com

W: Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty-security/Relea se.gpg Could not resolve ‘security.ubuntu.com

W: Failed to fetch http://mirrors.digitalocean.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty/Release.g pg Could not resolve ‘mirrors.digitalocean.com

W: Failed to fetch http://mirrors.digitalocean.com/ubuntu/dists/trusty-updates/R elease.gpg Could not resolve ‘mirrors.digitalocean.com

W: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead. root@docean9:~#

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I’m having this issue, too. Any solutions?

Same here.

W: Failed to fetch http://mirrors.digitalocean.com/ubuntu/dists/utopic-updates/multiverse/source/Sources 404 Not Found [IP: 192.241.164.26 80]

W: Failed to fetch http://mirrors.digitalocean.com/ubuntu/dists/utopic-updates/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 192.241.164.26 80]

W: Failed to fetch http://mirrors.digitalocean.com/ubuntu/dists/utopic-updates/restricted/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 192.241.164.26 80]

W: Failed to fetch http://mirrors.digitalocean.com/ubuntu/dists/utopic-updates/universe/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 192.241.164.26 80]

W: Failed to fetch http://mirrors.digitalocean.com/ubuntu/dists/utopic-updates/multiverse/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 192.241.164.26 80]

W: Failed to fetch http://mirrors.digitalocean.com/ubuntu/dists/utopic-backports/main/source/Sources 404 Not Found [IP: 192.241.164.26 80]

W: Failed to fetch http://mirrors.digitalocean.com/ubuntu/dists/utopic-backports/restricted/source/Sources 404 Not Found [IP: 192.241.164.26 80]

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

Having the same problem, essentially. Lots of 404s and Bad header lines while trying to contact mirrors.digitalocean.com.

Err http://mirrors.digitalocean.com utopic-updates/main amd64 Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 2a03:b0c0:0:1::4 80]

Err http://mirrors.digitalocean.com utopic/main i386 Packages Bad header line [IP: 2a03:b0c0:0:1::4 80]


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Following solution helped me:

sudo apt-get clean
cd /var/lib/apt
sudo mv lists lists.old
sudo mkdir -p lists/partial
sudo apt-get clean
sudo apt-get update 

I found it here: https://www.kubuntuforums.net/showthread.php?57567-Ubuntu-problems-on-update

Following solution helped me:

sudo apt-get clean
cd /var/lib/apt
sudo mv lists lists.old
sudo mkdir -p lists/partial
sudo apt-get clean
sudo apt-get update 

I found it here: https://www.kubuntuforums.net/showthread.php?57567-Ubuntu-problems-on-update

Following solution helped me:

sudo apt-get clean
cd /var/lib/apt
sudo mv lists lists.old
sudo mkdir -p lists/partial
sudo apt-get clean
sudo apt-get update 

I found it here: https://www.kubuntuforums.net/showthread.php?57567-Ubuntu-problems-on-update

Following solution helped me:

sudo apt-get clean
cd /var/lib/apt
sudo mv lists lists.old
sudo mkdir -p lists/partial
sudo apt-get clean
sudo apt-get update 

I found it here: https://www.kubuntuforums.net/showthread.php?57567-Ubuntu-problems-on-update

Following solution helped me:

sudo apt-get clean
cd /var/lib/apt
sudo mv lists lists.old
sudo mkdir -p lists/partial
sudo apt-get clean
sudo apt-get update 

I found it here: https://www.kubuntuforums.net/showthread.php?57567-Ubuntu-problems-on-update

Following solution helped me:

sudo apt-get clean
cd /var/lib/apt
sudo mv lists lists.old
sudo mkdir -p lists/partial
sudo apt-get clean
sudo apt-get update 

I found it here: https://www.kubuntuforums.net/showthread.php?57567-Ubuntu-problems-on-update

Following solution helped me:

sudo apt-get clean
cd /var/lib/apt
sudo mv lists lists.old
sudo mkdir -p lists/partial
sudo apt-get clean
sudo apt-get update 

I found it here: https://www.kubuntuforums.net/showthread.php?57567-Ubuntu-problems-on-update

Following solution helped me:

sudo apt-get clean
cd /var/lib/apt
sudo mv lists lists.old
sudo mkdir -p lists/partial
sudo apt-get clean
sudo apt-get update 

I found it here: https://www.kubuntuforums.net/showthread.php?57567-Ubuntu-problems-on-update

Following solution helped me:

sudo apt-get clean
cd /var/lib/apt
sudo mv lists lists.old
sudo mkdir -p lists/partial
sudo apt-get clean
sudo apt-get update 

I found it here: https://www.kubuntuforums.net/showthread.php?57567-Ubuntu-problems-on-update

Following solution helped me:

sudo apt-get clean
cd /var/lib/apt
sudo mv lists lists.old
sudo mkdir -p lists/partial
sudo apt-get clean
sudo apt-get update 

I found it here: https://www.kubuntuforums.net/showthread.php?57567-Ubuntu-problems-on-update