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

W:Failed to fetch  502  Bad Request [IP: 80]
, W:Failed to fetch  502  Bad Request [IP: 80]
, E:Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead.
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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

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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
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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

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