Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.
W: Failed to fetch cdrom://Ubuntu 13.10 _Saucy Salamander_ - Release amd64 (20131016.1)/dists/saucy/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

E: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead.

I am new to ubuntu so I dont know how to solve this error. This is shown at the end after executing 'sudo apt-get update' command. I think this is preventing me from installing new apps like wine 1.7.

share|improve this question
add comment

1 Answer 1

up vote 0 down vote accepted

No, it's not preventing you to install wine.Just try to remove or put # before the below line in /etc/apt/sources.list file,

deb cdrom:[Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander - Release amd64 (20131016.1)]/ saucy main restricted

And then run an update,

sudo apt-get update
share|improve this answer
    
is sources.list.save same as sources.list? –  user293471 Mar 9 at 5:16
    
no.To delete the line run sudo nautilus command.From that move to /etc/apt/sources.list file and then open it.Now delete or add # before that line. –  Avinash Raj Mar 9 at 5:18
    
i think i may have accidently removed that file. What to do?? –  user293471 Mar 9 at 5:25
    
Don't worry run this command, sudo cp /etc/apt/sources.list.save /etc/apt/sources.list –  Avinash Raj Mar 9 at 5:26
    
the above line is not there. Instead there is deb cdrom:[Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander - Release amd64 (20131016.1)]/ saucy main restricted –  user293471 Mar 9 at 5:38
show 4 more comments

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.