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I get following error while issuing the command sudo apt-get update

Reading package lists... Done
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ precise/partner i386 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.canonical.com_ubuntu_dists_precise_partner_binary-i386_Packages)
W: You may want to run apt-get update to correct these problems

I have seen several such post on this site like:

I do get the solution for this problem i.e. to remove the duplicate entry, but my question is why to display the message as

W: You may want to run apt-get update to correct these problems

when this error has occurred on running the same command. Doesn't anyone see this as redundant or misleading?

I want to know where to record such things so that they get fixed. Is there any issue tracking system for ubuntu, where I can add this as a ticket.


I had heard that askubuntu.com is now the official site for ubuntu support. Is this correct?

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marked as duplicate by John S Gruber, Gilles, belacqua, izx, Mitch Aug 26 '12 at 5:42

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Seems worthy of a bug report to me, too. –  John S Gruber Aug 25 '12 at 21:29
@mtk See discussions on meta.askuntu for info re. 'officialness' of askubuntu. It is part of the official ecosystem, but community run. –  belacqua Aug 25 '12 at 22:46

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Please see How do I report a bug?. AskUbuntu is but one way to find support for running Ubuntu. See this web page.

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