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What are the error codes and messages returned for `apt-get update` failures?

Where can I find the error codes returned by a failed apt-get update command? Can you please point me to the code, or specs, that calls out the error messages returned from an apt-get update failure? ...
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apt-get update will not work on my server

I've just installed Ubuntu Server 12.04 on my spare box, and I'm using a command line interface only to get my feet a little wet. ping google.com does work, so I know my connection is up and running. ...
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Failed to install untrusted sources and failed to download update information

I changed my server from fastest available to main server, while trying to fix the issue with software manager (untrusted sources failing to install FYI) and I got an error. Here's an error I get: W:...
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Upgrading to Ringtail 13.04 broke some APT repositories?

When I run sudo apt-get update on Ringtail, I get this: Err http://overviewer.org debian/./ amd64 Packages 404 NOT FOUND [IP: 208.69.124.224 80] and Err http://overviewer.org debian/./ i386 ...
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Failed to download repository information 14.04

Every time I check for updates, I get: W:Failed to fetch http://cz.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/saucy/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 217.31.202.63 80] , W:Failed to fetch http://...
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Can't seem to get Pipelight to install

I've been able to complete all the steps from $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pipelight/stable $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install pipelight-multi Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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sudo apt-get update - armhf 404 not found

I went through all the existing posts on this but it didn't work. I tried doing sudo dpkg --add-architecture armhf which didn't do anything. I also tried running a script i found on other ...
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What determines PPA updates after new Ubuntu releases?

Before upgrading to Saucy, I had several PPAs installed. As usual, the upgrade process disabled the PPAs. Afterwards, I re-enabled the PPAs in Software Sources (making sure that the release was set to ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 - How to install live wallpaper

How do I download live wallpapers on my new ubuntu 15.10 machine? sudo apt-get install livewallpaper Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E:...
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Update Manager stop working

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 i386. After trying to install Skype, the update manager crashes. I tried to use the console using the commands sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get update -f and always the same....
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14.04 Software updater problem

Running 14.04 and the Software updater keeps giving this message: Package operation failed. The installation or removal of a software package failed. I tried updating via the terminal and received ...
0
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I can not install any software on Ubuntu 13.04

I've recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 and now, whenever I install any software I get this error: sudo apt-get install vlc dpkg: error: unable to create new file '/var/lib/dpkg/info/format-new': Is ...
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How can I fix a 404 Error using the Ubuntu archives? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install software or upgrade from old unsupported release? When running an update I get these errors: :Failed to fetch http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/...
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I cant install vlc in ubuntu 14.04

first I typed this: sudo apt-get update at the end of the progress, this is shown: W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/pcf/miro-releases/ubuntu/dists/trusty/main/binary-i386/Packages 404 ...
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Trying to upgrade from 12.10 to 14.04 and not having any luck…404 error occurs [duplicate]

This is a long winded question so bear with me! I am trying to upgrade my 12.10 Quental Ubuntu to the 14.04 version. This has led to a problem within my system not being able to update. For ...

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