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I'm trying to install the Spotify client on Ubuntu, and I'm fairly new to Linux, so I can't figure out how to resolve this error message that I keep getting:

W: Failed to fetch http://repository.spotify.com/dists/stable/non-free/binary-amd64/Packages Something wicked happened resolving 'repository.spotify.com:http' (- 5 - No address associated with hostname)

This error message comes up 3 times (each with a slightly different opening URL) every time I try to run sudo apt-get update. I've looked around the internet for answers, I've changed my DNS, but I can't get past this error message. What am I doing wrong?

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Spelling mistake. :)

http://repository.spotify.com/dists/stabel/

should be:

http://repository.spotify.com/dists/stable/

You can actually test this in your very own web browser afterwards.

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sorry, that was a mistake in the post, I didn't copy and paste, the error message doesnt have that mistake. My bad –  Jelenzen Feb 7 '13 at 22:43
    
My debugging advice still stands: test the URLs in your browser. –  Aeyoun Feb 7 '13 at 22:45
    
Okay, I did, and they aren't showing up. These are the three URLs attached to the error: repsitory.spotify.com/dists/stable/non-free/binary-amd64/… repsitory.spotify.com/dists/stable/non-free/i18n/… repsitory.spotify.com/dists/stable/non-free/i18n/Translation-en Firefox tells me it can't find the server at repository.spotify.com, but I can access it directly –  Jelenzen Feb 7 '13 at 22:48
    
traceroute repository.spotify.com –  Aeyoun Feb 7 '13 at 22:52
    
That returns the following: traceroute to repository.spotify.com (78.31.8.20), 30 hops max, 60 byte packets 1 10.200.121.7 (10.200.121.7) 18.193 ms 18.241 ms 33.341 ms 2 * 165.91.10.1 (165.91.10.1) 30.417 ms 33.339 ms 3 10.3.4.49 (10.3.4.49) 33.841 ms 33.837 ms 34.529 ms 4 net-165-91-128-9.net.tamu.edu (165.91.128.9) 35.970 ms 41.058 ms 41.585 ms 5 farewell-tamu.net.tamu.edu (165.91.128.3) 38.921 ms 38.980 ms 39.636 ms 6 hstn-lvl3-core-ge-5-0-0-2015.tx-bb.net (192.12.10.117) 42.069 ms 17.621 ms 5.093 ms –  Jelenzen Feb 7 '13 at 22:59

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