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$ sudo apt-get update is breaking and giving the following error: 

I've tried looking at /etc/apt/sources.list but i can't find any .../joh/ppa/... to uncomment. My sources.list is pasted here:

  • Which package do i uncomment/purge to resolve the 404 error?

  • How do i skip this package and continue the update?

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  • Run sudo nautilus on terminal to open nautilus with super user privileges.

  • Go into /etc/apt/sources.list.d directory and find the joh PPA file(like joh-PPA-saucy.list) and then delete it.

Usually files related to PPA's are stored in /etc/apt/sources.list.d directory.


  • Simply run this command to purge joh's PPA,

    sudo apt-add-repository --remove ppa:joh/ppa
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