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How do I fix a “Failed to download package files” error?

I get the following error message whenever I try to check for updates:

W:Failed to fetch http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu/dists/precise-getdeb/Release.gpg  Unable to connect to archive.getdeb.net:http:
W:Failed to fetch http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu/dists/precise-getdeb/apps/binary-i386/Packages  Unable to connect to archive.getdeb.net:http:
W:Failed to fetch http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu/dists/precise-getdeb/apps/i18n/Translation-en  Unable to connect to archive.getdeb.net:http:
E:Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead.

Don't know what to do. Please help.

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marked as duplicate by Luis Alvarado, fossfreedom Jan 4 '13 at 21:36

This question was marked as an exact duplicate of an existing question.

The server archive.getdeb.net is not reachable at the moment. If that is a PPA deselect it, if it is your general source select a different server - just for testing "Main Server" is recommended.

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