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I am trying to install a software(texmaker). I am getting the error "Failed to download package files Check your Internet connection."

My Internet connection is working

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Where are you downloading/trying to download from? Have you tried xm1math.net/texmaker/download.html#linux –  arochester Dec 22 '11 at 11:18

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Temporarily change the mirror you download the packages from:

  1. Open the System Settings from the Session Indicator (this icon in the top right corner in Unity: enter image description here)
  2. Run Software Sources
  3. Choose Main Server from the Download From drop-down box.

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