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Here's the apt-get update output on the lines with a 403 error:

W: Failed to fetch https://private-ppa.launchpad.net/commercial-ppa-uploaders/bit-trip-beat/ubuntu/dists/precise/main/binary-amd64/Packages  The requested URL returned error: 403

W: Failed to fetch https://private-ppa.launchpad.net/commercial-ppa-uploaders/bit-trip-beat/ubuntu/dists/precise/main/binary-i386/Packages  The requested URL returned error: 403

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

Here's what's in cat /etc/apt/sources.list.d/*.list | grep ppa:

deb https://private-ppa.launchpad.net/commercial-ppa-uploaders/bit-trip-beat/ubuntu precise main #Added by software-center; credentials stored in /etc/apt/auth.conf

Here's a redacted version of my auth.conf:

machine private-ppa.launchpad.net/commercial-ppa-uploaders/bit-trip-beat/ubuntu
login dlamblin
password 3..................6

That's a hash presumably for the purchase processed through my Ubuntu One account for the Humble Bundle for Android 3 (and Windows/Mac/Linux).

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Reported as a bug but could also be some kind of network filtering.

https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/software-center/+bug/1130945

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This is not really an answer. This probably should have been posted as a comment. –  Thomas W. Feb 16 at 17:16

You need to check your Launchpad login credentials to apt.conf (probably the hash) or use the method of:

https://user:pass@private-ppa.launchpad.net/commercial-ppa-uploaders/bit-trip-beat/ubuntu

To log in.

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