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Hello everytime I run sudo apt-get update I get the following error message. Any help would be great. Thanks.

colm@UBU:~$ sudo apt-get update
Ign cdrom://Ubuntu 12.04 LTS _Precise Pangolin_ - Beta amd64 (20120328) precise Release.gpg
Ign cdrom://Ubuntu 12.04 LTS _Precise Pangolin_ - Beta amd64 (20120328) precise Release
Ign cdrom://Ubuntu 12.04 LTS _Precise Pangolin_ - Beta amd64 (20120328) precise/main TranslationIndex
Ign cdrom://Ubuntu 12.04 LTS _Precise Pangolin_ - Beta amd64 (20120328) precise/restricted TranslationIndex
Err cdrom://Ubuntu 12.04 LTS _Precise Pangolin_ - Beta amd64 (20120328) precise/main amd64 Packages
  Please use apt-cdrom to make this CD-ROM recognized by APT. apt-get update cannot be used to add new CD-ROMs
Err cdrom://Ubuntu 12.04 LTS _Precise Pangolin_ - Beta amd64 (20120328) precise/restricted amd64 Packages
  Please use apt-cdrom to make this CD-ROM recognized by APT. apt-get update cannot be used to add new CD-ROMs
Err cdrom://Ubuntu 12.04 LTS _Precise Pangolin_ - Beta amd64 (20120328) precise/main i386 Packages
  Please use apt-cdrom to make this CD-ROM recognized by APT. apt-get update cannot be used to add new CD-ROMs
Err cdrom://Ubuntu 12.04 LTS _Precise Pangolin_ - Beta amd64 (20120328) precise/restricted i386 Packages
  Please use apt-cdrom to make this CD-ROM recognized by APT. apt-get update cannot be used to add new CD-ROMs
Ign cdrom://Ubuntu 12.04 LTS _Precise Pangolin_ - Beta amd64 (20120328) precise/main Translation-en_IE
Ign cdrom://Ubuntu 12.04 LTS _Precise Pangolin_ - Beta amd64 (20120328) precise/main Translation-en
Ign cdrom://Ubuntu 12.04 LTS _Precise Pangolin_ - Beta amd64 (20120328) precise/restricted Translation-en_IE
Ign cdrom://Ubuntu 12.04 LTS _Precise Pangolin_ - Beta amd64 (20120328) precise/restricted Translation-en
Hit http://extras.ubuntu.com precise Release.gpg
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net precise Release.gpg
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net precise Release.gpg
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net precise Release.gpg
Hit http://downloads-distro.mongodb.org dist Release.gpg
Hit http://apt.spideroak.com release Release.gpg
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise Release.gpg
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise-updates Release.gpg
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise-backports Release.gpg
Hit http://extras.ubuntu.com precise Release
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net precise Release.gpg
Ign http://ppa.launchpad.net precise Release.gpg
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net precise Release.gpg
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net precise Release.gpg
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net precise Release.gpg
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net precise Release
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net precise Release
Get:1 http://security.ubuntu.com precise-security Release.gpg [198 B]
Hit http://apt.spideroak.com release Release
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise Release
Hit http://extras.ubuntu.com precise/main Sources
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net precise Release
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net precise Release
Ign http://ppa.launchpad.net precise Release
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net precise Release
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net precise Release
Get:2 http://security.ubuntu.com precise-security Release [49.6 kB]
Hit http://downloads-distro.mongodb.org dist Release
Hit http://apt.spideroak.com release/restricted amd64 Packages
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise-updates Release
Hit http://extras.ubuntu.com precise/main amd64 Packages
Hit http://extras.ubuntu.com precise/main i386 Packages
Ign http://extras.ubuntu.com precise/main TranslationIndex
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net precise Release
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main Sources
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main amd64 Packages
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main i386 Packages
Ign http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main TranslationIndex
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main Sources
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise-backports Release
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise/main Sources
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise/restricted Sources
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise/universe Sources
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise/multiverse Sources
Hit http://apt.spideroak.com release/restricted i386 Packages
Ign http://apt.spideroak.com release/restricted TranslationIndex
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise/main amd64 Packages
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise/restricted amd64 Packages
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise/universe amd64 Packages
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise/multiverse amd64 Packages
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise/main i386 Packages
Hit http://downloads-distro.mongodb.org dist/10gen amd64 Packages
Get:3 http://security.ubuntu.com precise-security/main Sources [70.7 kB]
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise/restricted i386 Packages
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise/universe i386 Packages
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise/multiverse i386 Packages
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise/main TranslationIndex
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise/multiverse TranslationIndex
Hit https://private-ppa.launchpad.net precise Release.gpg
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main amd64 Packages
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main i386 Packages
Ign http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main TranslationIndex
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise/restricted TranslationIndex
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise/universe TranslationIndex
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise-updates/main Sources
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise-updates/restricted Sources
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise-updates/universe Sources
Hit http://downloads-distro.mongodb.org dist/10gen i386 Packages
Hit https://private-ppa.launchpad.net precise Release
Ign http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main TranslationIndex
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main Sources
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main amd64 Packages
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main i386 Packages
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise-updates/multiverse Sources
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise-updates/main amd64 Packages
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise-updates/restricted amd64 Packages
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise-updates/universe amd64 Packages
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise-updates/multiverse amd64 Packages
Hit https://private-ppa.launchpad.net precise/main amd64 Packages
Ign http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main TranslationIndex
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main Sources
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main amd64 Packages
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main i386 Packages
Ign http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main TranslationIndex
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise-updates/main i386 Packages
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise-updates/restricted i386 Packages
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise-updates/universe i386 Packages
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise-updates/multiverse i386 Packages
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise-updates/main TranslationIndex
Get:4 http://security.ubuntu.com precise-security/restricted Sources [2,494 B]
Get:5 http://security.ubuntu.com precise-security/universe Sources [24.0 kB]
Get:6 http://security.ubuntu.com precise-security/multiverse Sources [1,389 B]
Get:7 http://security.ubuntu.com precise-security/main amd64 Packages [252 kB]
Hit https://private-ppa.launchpad.net precise/main i386 Packages
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main Sources
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main amd64 Packages
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main i386 Packages
Ign http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main TranslationIndex
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main Sources
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise-updates/multiverse TranslationIndex
Ign http://downloads-distro.mongodb.org dist/10gen TranslationIndex
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise-updates/restricted TranslationIndex
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise-updates/universe TranslationIndex
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise-backports/main Sources
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise-backports/restricted Sources
Hit http://archive.canonical.com lucid Release.gpg
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main amd64 Packages
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main i386 Packages
Ign http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main TranslationIndex
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main Sources
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main amd64 Packages
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise-backports/universe Sources
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise-backports/multiverse Sources
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise-backports/main amd64 Packages
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise-backports/restricted amd64 Packages
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise-backports/universe amd64 Packages
Ign https://private-ppa.launchpad.net precise/main TranslationIndex
Hit http://repo.steampowered.com precise Release.gpg
Hit http://archive.canonical.com lucid Release
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main i386 Packages
Ign http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main TranslationIndex
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise-backports/multiverse amd64 Packages
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise-backports/main i386 Packages
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise-backports/restricted i386 Packages
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise-backports/universe i386 Packages
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise-backports/multiverse i386 Packages
Hit http://archive.canonical.com lucid/partner Sources
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise-backports/main TranslationIndex
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise-backports/multiverse TranslationIndex
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise-backports/restricted TranslationIndex
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise-backports/universe TranslationIndex
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise/main Translation-en
Hit http://archive.canonical.com lucid/partner amd64 Packages
Hit http://archive.canonical.com lucid/partner i386 Packages
Ign http://archive.canonical.com lucid/partner TranslationIndex
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise/multiverse Translation-en
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise/restricted Translation-en
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise/universe Translation-en
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise-updates/main Translation-en
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise-updates/multiverse Translation-en
Ign http://apt.spideroak.com release/restricted Translation-en_IE
Get:8 http://security.ubuntu.com precise-security/restricted amd64 Packages [4,627 B]
Get:9 http://security.ubuntu.com precise-security/universe amd64 Packages [71.7 kB]
Ign http://extras.ubuntu.com precise/main Translation-en_IE
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise-updates/restricted Translation-en
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise-updates/universe Translation-en
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise-backports/main Translation-en
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise-backports/multiverse Translation-en
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise-backports/restricted Translation-en
Ign http://apt.spideroak.com release/restricted Translation-en
Get:10 http://security.ubuntu.com precise-security/multiverse amd64 Packages [2,182 B]
Get:11 http://security.ubuntu.com precise-security/main i386 Packages [265 kB]
Ign http://extras.ubuntu.com precise/main Translation-en
Hit http://ie.archive.ubuntu.com precise-backports/universe Translation-en
Hit http://toolbelt.heroku.com ./ Release.gpg
Hit http://repo.steampowered.com precise Release
Hit http://repo.steampowered.com precise/steam Sources
Get:12 http://security.ubuntu.com precise-security/restricted i386 Packages [4,620 B]
Get:13 http://security.ubuntu.com precise-security/universe i386 Packages [74.1 kB]
Get:14 http://security.ubuntu.com precise-security/multiverse i386 Packages [2,368 B]
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com precise-security/main TranslationIndex
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com precise-security/multiverse TranslationIndex
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com precise-security/restricted TranslationIndex
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com precise-security/universe TranslationIndex
Hit http://repo.steampowered.com precise/steam amd64 Packages
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com precise-security/main Translation-en
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com precise-security/multiverse Translation-en
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com precise-security/restricted Translation-en
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com precise-security/universe Translation-en
Ign http://archive.canonical.com lucid/partner Translation-en_IE
Ign http://archive.canonical.com lucid/partner Translation-en
Hit http://repo.steampowered.com precise/steam i386 Packages
Ign http://repo.steampowered.com precise/steam TranslationIndex
Hit http://toolbelt.heroku.com ./ Release
Err http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main Sources
  404  Not Found
Err http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main amd64 Packages
  404  Not Found
Err http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main i386 Packages
  404  Not Found
Ign http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main Translation-en_IE
Ign http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main Translation-en
Ign http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main Translation-en_IE
Ign http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main Translation-en
Ign http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main Translation-en_IE
Ign http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main Translation-en
Ign http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main Translation-en_IE
Ign http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main Translation-en
Ign http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main Translation-en_IE
Ign http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main Translation-en
Ign http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main Translation-en_IE
Ign http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main Translation-en
Ign http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main Translation-en_IE
Ign http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main Translation-en
Ign http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main Translation-en_IE
Ign http://ppa.launchpad.net precise/main Translation-en
Ign http://downloads-distro.mongodb.org dist/10gen Translation-en_IE
Hit http://toolbelt.heroku.com ./ Packages
Ign http://downloads-distro.mongodb.org dist/10gen Translation-en
Ign http://repo.steampowered.com precise/steam Translation-en_IE
Ign http://repo.steampowered.com precise/steam Translation-en
Ign https://private-ppa.launchpad.net precise/main Translation-en_IE
Ign https://private-ppa.launchpad.net precise/main Translation-en
Ign http://toolbelt.heroku.com ./ Translation-en_IE
Ign http://toolbelt.heroku.com ./ Translation-en
Fetched 825 kB in 43s (19.1 kB/s)
W: Failed to fetch cdrom://Ubuntu 12.04 LTS _Precise Pangolin_ - Beta amd64 (20120328)/dists/precise/main/binary-amd64/Packages  Please use apt-cdrom to make this CD-ROM recognized by APT. apt-get update cannot be used to add new CD-ROMs

W: Failed to fetch cdrom://Ubuntu 12.04 LTS _Precise Pangolin_ - Beta amd64 (20120328)/dists/precise/restricted/binary-amd64/Packages  Please use apt-cdrom to make this CD-ROM recognized by APT. apt-get update cannot be used to add new CD-ROMs

W: Failed to fetch cdrom://Ubuntu 12.04 LTS _Precise Pangolin_ - Beta amd64 (20120328)/dists/precise/main/binary-i386/Packages  Please use apt-cdrom to make this CD-ROM recognized by APT. apt-get update cannot be used to add new CD-ROMs

W: Failed to fetch cdrom://Ubuntu 12.04 LTS _Precise Pangolin_ - Beta amd64 (20120328)/dists/precise/restricted/binary-i386/Packages  Please use apt-cdrom to make this CD-ROM recognized by APT. apt-get update cannot be used to add new CD-ROMs

W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/ferramroberto/java/ubuntu/dists/precise/main/source/Sources  404  Not Found

W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/ferramroberto/java/ubuntu/dists/precise/main/binary-amd64/Packages  404  Not Found

W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/ferramroberto/java/ubuntu/dists/precise/main/binary-i386/Packages  404  Not Found

E: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead.
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See also: askubuntu.com/questions/125111/… –  Jorge Castro May 3 '13 at 15:40
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marked as duplicate by Jorge Castro, belacqua, Basharat Sial, Thomas W., Seth May 3 '13 at 18:43

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Run this from a terminal

sudo software-properties-gtk

which will show something like this

enter image description here

If you have a tick mark next to the Cdrom thing, just uncheck it. This should solve your problem.

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Thanks thefourtheye. got sorted with this great thread also askubuntu.com/questions/65911/… –  redmansal May 3 '13 at 16:33
    
You are welcome :) –  thefourtheye May 3 '13 at 16:34
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