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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 Something wicked happened resolving '' (- 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. :)

should be:

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:…… Firefox tells me it can't find the server at, but I can access it directly – Jelenzen Feb 7 '13 at 22:48
traceroute – Aeyoun Feb 7 '13 at 22:52
That returns the following: traceroute to (, 30 hops max, 60 byte packets 1 ( 18.193 ms 18.241 ms 33.341 ms 2 * ( 30.417 ms 33.339 ms 3 ( 33.841 ms 33.837 ms 34.529 ms 4 ( 35.970 ms 41.058 ms 41.585 ms 5 ( 38.921 ms 38.980 ms 39.636 ms 6 ( 42.069 ms 17.621 ms 5.093 ms – Jelenzen Feb 7 '13 at 22:59

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