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When I do sudo apt-get upgrade or update, I get the following:

Err http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-security/main apport all 2.12.5-0ubuntu2.1
  404  Not Found [IP: 80]
Err http://us-east-1.ec2.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy/main libwhoopsie0 amd64
  404  Not Found
Err http://us-east-1.ec2.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-updates/main software-properties-common all 0.92.28
  404  Not Found
Err http://us-east-1.ec2.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-updates/main python3-software-properties all 0.92.28
  404  Not Found
Failed to fetch http://us-east-1.ec2.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/libd/libdrm/libdrm2_2.4.46-1ubuntu1_amd64.deb  404  Not Found
Failed to fetch http://us-east-1.ec2.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/p/procps/libprocps0_3.3.3-2ubuntu9_amd64.deb  404  Not Found
Failed to fetch http://us-east-1.ec2.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/s/systemd/udev_204-0ubuntu19_amd64.deb  404  Not Found
Failed to fetch http://us-east-1.ec2.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/s/systemd/libudev1_204-0ubuntu19_amd64.deb  404  Not Found
Failed to fetch http://us-east-1.ec2.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/g/geoip/libgeoip1_1.5.1-1ubuntu1_amd64.deb  404  Not Found

I am running the latest Ubuntu 13.10in AWS. (the standard Ubuntu AIM when launch instance) I thought those errors were from older version of AWS.. I don't know why it appears in the latest ubuntu version. What should I do?

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You only need to remove us-east-1.ec2. from the url. That will return archive.ubuntu.com:

sudo sed -i 's/us-east-1\.ec2\.//g' /etc/apt/sources.list

That will leave you with only archives.ubuntu.com entries.

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If the mirrors are down try to change to the main mirror or another from a close country.

Go to Software Center>Edit>Sources to change your mirrors.

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How to do it in command line? –  murvinlai Nov 26 '13 at 7:37
You would need to edit your sources.list file and substitute us-east-1.ec2.archive.ubuntu.com for archive.ubuntu.com for the main server repositories –  xangua Nov 26 '13 at 7:42

Also, please make sure you update the mirror metadata -- sudo apt-get update -- before running an actual install. It sounds like your local apt cache is dated.

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Bingo! This did it for me, I'll bet this was @murvinlai's problem as well. –  Boinst Aug 20 '14 at 5:14

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