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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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2answers
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Why am I getting “size mismatch” errors from the Iceland mirror?

After installing Ubuntu 12.04 (clean install) I fetch a bunch of program via synaptic (installed specially), all programs worked except Gimp 2.8. So I tried purging Gimp, install again (no luck). ...
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1answer
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“fastestmirror” like plugin for Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get apt to use a mirror close to me? Are there any plugins for apt like the fastestmirror on e.g.: Fedora? So that the selected repo mirror for Ubuntu is ...
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How can I get apt to use a mirror close to me, or choose a faster mirror?

Downloading from the main Ubuntu archive is slow even when it's not release day, how can I get apt-get to automatically use a mirror that is close to me?
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0answers
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How do I set up my own local update repository? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: Is it possible to mirror the apt repositories? How to set up an APT repository? Can I construct a local repository , and manage updates for other ubuntu-desktop ...
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1answer
576 views

Where can I find a repository for older unsupported releases? [duplicate]

I remember I saw a apt mirror somewhere containing older distributions but I cannot find it anymore. Does anybody know where to find it?
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3answers
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Is it possible to mirror the apt repositories?

I am a student at Case Western Reserve University, and the bandwidth from the Ubuntu servers to my location is often horrendously bad (on the order of a few hundred bytes per second). Myself and a few ...