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When installing Wine in 12.10 I get the following message:

Err http://np.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise/main fonts-unfonts-core all 1.0.3.is.1.0.2-080608-5ubuntu1
  Connection failed
Failed to fetch http://np.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/f/fonts-unfonts-core/fonts-unfonts-core_1.0.3.is.1.0.2-080608-5ubuntu1_all.deb  Connection failed
E: Unable to fetch some archives, maybe run apt-get update or try with --fix-missing?
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Did you try running apt-get update as the message says and installing wine again? –  Dan Apr 3 '13 at 15:26
    
I would first invite you to read this: askubuntu.com/questions/163903/… –  Luis Alvarado Apr 3 '13 at 15:36

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For that type of error do the following:

sudo apt-get update

The update should finish without any errors. If it has an error about failed connection, try it again. Keep doing this until it finishes correctly.

sudo apt-get upgrade

Same as above. If it has a failed connection error, do it again until it finishes.

sudo apt-get install wine1.5

Again, same as above. The problem for this might be connection problems, repository updates in progress, Internet issues or Godzilla in your backyard.

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