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sudo apt-get update not working in newly installed 13.04 version. I have updated the apt.conf also as my network is authenticated. it is stuck at this step:-

0% [Connecting to archive.ubuntu.com (] [Connecting to archive.canonical.com (] [Connecting to extras.ubuntu.com 
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Try changing servers in software resources. –  Mitch May 2 '13 at 19:59
Can you provide the contents of apt.conf? Also try to open archive.ubuntu.com in a browser. If you can access the page then your problem should be on apt.conf. –  Salem May 2 '13 at 20:00
I am able to open archive.ubuntu.com in a browser. Contents of apt.conf are: (//username:password@proxy:port) Acquire::ftp::proxy"110903040:abcdef)2@";; Acquire::http::proxy"110903040:abcdef)2@";; Acquire::https::proxy"110903040:abcdef)2@";; –  Neha May 2 '13 at 20:10

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Try this: open the program 'Software & Updates'.

In the 'Download From:' field choose 'Other'. Then run the routing to select the best server.

Whichever server it selects click 'Choose Server'.

Then try and run the command again.

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not working... gives a message box saying: no suitable download server was found check your internet connection. My network is perfectly fine.. –  Neha May 2 '13 at 20:23
got it running after editing apt.conf file.. thanks evryone for helping! :) –  Neha May 3 '13 at 4:27

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