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Ubuntu 16.04.1 apt-get update error

I get error when apt-get update how to resolve this problem?

Err:1 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease
  Could not resolve 'security.ubuntu.com'
Err:2 http://mirrors.digitalocean.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease
  Could not resolve 'mirrors.digitalocean.com'
Err:3 http://mirrors.digitalocean.com/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease
  Could not resolve 'mirrors.digitalocean.com'
Err:4 http://mirrors.digitalocean.com/ubuntu xenial-backports InRelease
  Could not resolve 'mirrors.digitalocean.com'
Reading package lists... Done
W: Failed to fetch http://mirrors.digitalocean.com/ubuntu/dists/xenial/InRelease  Could not resolve 'mirrors.digitalocean.com'
W: Failed to fetch http://mirrors.digitalocean.com/ubuntu/dists/xenial-updates/InRelease  Could not resolve 'mirrors.digitalocean.com'
W: Failed to fetch http://mirrors.digitalocean.com/ubuntu/dists/xenial-backports/InRelease  Could not resolve 'mirrors.digitalocean.com'
W: Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/xenial-security/InRelease  Could not resolve 'security.ubuntu.com'
W: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead.

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Same problem as well. How can we solve this?

If you run into this issue remember to check, amongst other things, that you have not configured UFW or the DO Cloud Firewall to block outgoing http/https. I had done this accidentally and only realized it when I tried to do apt-get install for something

Correct nameserver in /etc/resolv.conf and ping works for security.ubuntu.com and 8.8.8.8 - However still struggling with

W: The repository 'http://mirrors.digitalocean.com/ubuntu xenial Release' does not have a Release file.
N: Data from such a repository can't be authenticated and is therefore potentially dangerous to use.

on sudo apt-get update