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I just downloaded 12.10 and I can't seem to download and install anything, from plugins to programs, from the Software Center.

It says

Not Found. There isn’t a software package called “name” in your current software sources.

I've tried a couple of proposed solution from here but nothing is working.

Any ideas would be great.

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Try these command.

They worked for me, See if it works for you :

This command clears the current list of softwares :

sudo rm /var/lib/apt/lists/* -vf

This command re downloads and refreshes the list :

sudo apt-get update 
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Thank you so very much. I've been trying to figure this out for the last five hours until I stumbled upon your answer. No matter what I did, apt-get did not work. You are awesome –  zehelvion Nov 7 '12 at 11:28
Thanks Arthur :) –  Vikash Singh Nov 7 '12 at 16:33

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