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apt-get update fails to fetch files, “Temporary failure resolving …” error

Just installed the new Ubuntu Server 12.10 x64 and wanted to install the Unity GUI...

when I try any of these commands:

sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop
sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop
sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop

It always says:

E: Unable to locate package ubuntu-dekstop

Even replaced the sources.list file with a new Quantal sources.list file, but I get the same error...

I tried the update command but got this error:

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Anyone have any idea?!

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marked as duplicate by Jorge Castro, Ringtail, devav2, Anwar Shah, con-f-use Oct 25 '12 at 11:59

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Try to:

sudo apt-get update

and

sudo apt-get upgrade

and then

sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop

Works for me.

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I tried the update command but got this error: aedes.us/i/VH6Z.png –  Michael Ropy Oct 24 '12 at 15:47

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