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“No suitable download server found” [duplicate]

I bumped into the problem that I can't download any updates or new packages. I had this problem before which I could solve through several steps sudo rm /var/lib/apt/lists/* -vf sudo apt-get clean ...
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problem with downloading software packages through proxy server wifi

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10,but during installation I ignored update software package.after installing Ubuntu successfully now whenever I'm updating through software updater it is showing ...
2
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How to resolve “Something wicked happened resolving 'your_proxy: 800'”?

I am not able to install any packages from terminal or software center. Something wicked happened resolving 'your_proxy: 800' (-5 - No address associated with hostname). This error pops up. I ...
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How to know that an app uses which proxy settings

There are applications which don't work over proxy. Last time I tried Software Center did not work. update-manager also has issues connecting to proxy though there is a workaround. How do I find out ...
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Setting proxy works for Firefox but not the package manager [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to use apt-get/synaptic behind a proxy? I'm using Ubuntu version 11.04 I live in a university and we have to give our proxy userid to obtain any internet access. ...
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proxy settings don't help with update manager

I'm currently behind a proxy at my university. I can access the www on this computer by changing chromium's proxy settings. I can also use the command line apt-get only by running this function each ...
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What do these apt commands do?

What do these commands do? Acquire::http::No-Cache=True -o Acquire::BrokenProxy=true update Acquire::http::Max-Age "0"