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Whenever I try to install any package, I get the error "Unable to Download Packages", "Check your Internet connection". But the strange part is that I can use synaptic to download and install the same packages.

Any help would be great. Thanks.

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possible duplicate of Failed to download package files error – jokerdino Mar 4 '12 at 12:59
up vote 2 down vote accepted

Open Software Center > Edit > Software Sources.. > then from Ubuntu Software (tab) > (Check ) Download From > { Change the Server }

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Thanks, it works. – Prarobo Feb 2 '12 at 22:08

Have you checked which server you are downloading from ? Try switching to main, i just recently had the same problem with the canadian server.

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im on my phone when i get to a pc i can tell you how to change/check it – rlemon Jan 31 '12 at 1:56
The main server didn't work, it wasn't even connecting to the repositiory. But thanks, the next reply helped. – Prarobo Feb 2 '12 at 22:08

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