Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I get this after the Update Manager said "Check your Internet Connection"

W:Failed to fetch http://extras.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/quantal/main/source/Sources  502  Bad Request [IP: 91.189.92.152 80]
, W:Failed to fetch http://extras.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/quantal/main/binary-i386/Packages  502  Bad Request [IP: 91.189.92.152 80]
, E:Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead.
share|improve this question
    
I can now access the Update Manager, thanks for the answer anyway(didn't try it!)--I do not know the reason but it got fixed. How can I mark this as CLOSE –  gabiro Oct 22 '12 at 10:45
add comment

1 Answer

Try the following:

sudo apt-get clean
cd /var/lib/apt
sudo mv lists lists.backup
sudo mkdir -p lists/partial
sudo apt-get clean
sudo apt-get update
share|improve this answer
1  
Do you know what you are suggesting? –  jokerdino Oct 21 '12 at 9:36
    
i am suggesting him to take a backup of his existing repo list and, remove orignal one and then take an update. was I wrong somewhere ? –  Rishi Kolvekar Nov 2 '12 at 13:22
    
You should explain your answer instead of just leaving a lump of commands. –  jokerdino Nov 2 '12 at 13:29
    
oooh, really sorry for that, i thought person asking question is expecting a solution so made it quick, thanks for your suggestion. –  Rishi Kolvekar Nov 3 '12 at 10:20
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.