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How can PPAs be removed?

I've added many PPAs using the add-apt-repository command. Is there a simple way to remove these PPAs? I've checked in /etc/apt/sources.list for the appropriate deb lines but they aren't there. This ...
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Errors when running apt-get update?

W: Failed to fetch http://dl.google.com/linux/deb/dists/raring/Release.gpg Something wicked happened resolving 'dl.google.com:http' (-11 - System error) W: Failed to fetch ...
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Update information is outdated [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I fix a 404 Error using a PPA? I can't remove the red triangle in the right upper corner of my desktop. When I type sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get ...
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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 ...
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How to I install a free NX server? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I fix a 404 Error using a PPA? I was trying to install it and I got something like this... W: Failed to fetch ...
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Why do I keep getting 'failed to download' error whenever I try to download anything from the terminal? [duplicate]

W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/ferramroberto/java/ubuntu/dists/raring/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found W: Failed to fetch ...
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Why I am getting “404 Not Found” errors for a ppa when updating? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I fix a 404 Error using a PPA? I get these errors with Update Manager (or apt-get), but am still able to download and install updates. How do I fix it? W:Failed ...
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“The update information is outdated.” error in ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 13.04 32bit in a dell studio 1537. Its been a couple of days, I see a error/warning sign (a red triangle with exclamation sign in it) on the top bar. Clicking on it the message says, "The ...
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update on ubuntu 14.04 “E: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead.” [duplicate]

I called sudo apt-get update, i got something like this Err http: //ppa.launchpad.net trusty/main i386 Packages 404 Not Found this Err http: //ppa.launchpad.net trusty/main i386 Packages 404 ...
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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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After running update via terminal on Ubuntu 13.10 I am getting “Failed to fetch” error msgs. fixes? [duplicate]

Again, I am using Ubuntu 13.10 These are the index files that failed to download: W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates/ubuntu/dists/saucy/main/binary-amd64/Packages ...

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