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How to solve problem with repositories and update information is outdated message 14.04

I am still new to linux and currently using 14.04 and not sure what to do to solve this situation. The problem arose as I was just trying to install spotify following this guide and I found myself ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 failed to update W:Failed to fetch cdrom: [duplicate]

Executingsudo apt-get update from terminal gives this output: W:Failed to fetch cdrom://Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Trusty Tahr - Release i386 (20140722.2)/dists/trusty/main/binary-i386/Packages Please ...
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Failed to download repository information 12.04

While trying to update my computer i get the following error W:Failed to fetch http://deb.torproject.org/torproject.org/dists/<precise>/main/binary-i386/Packages 403 Forbidden , E:Some index ...
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Ubuntu Software Updater cannot find repository information. Check your internet connection

I cannot find what is causing the problem. Any tips on how to go about diagnosing what is wrong? Also, updating takes too long. It just keeps on waiting for headers.
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1answer
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This is the error message(below) i get when i try to update through update manager. Can anyone help me with this one? W: Failed to fetch ...
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How do I update my fpc package?

My Ubuntu repos show fpc 2.4.x but I need to get 2.6.2. How do I do this? I don't have Pascal/Lazarus right now. My OS is 12.04
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Unable to select Chrome updates on Ubuntu 12.04

I own two machines, both of which are running Ubuntu 12.04. I use Google Chrome on both. A Google Chrome update is available, and it appears in the Update Manager. However, I cannot select the ...
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Failed to download repository information. Check your internet connection. Random bad repositories reported

I recently started to have my system update manager coming back with nothing errors downloading repository information. When I run into this problem before, it was always a broken repository. ...
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2answers
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Force Ubuntu to only download updates form canonical.com mirrors

How do I force a Ubuntu machine to only download updates from official canonical.com mirrors? Right now it sometimes downloads from non canonical mirrors, which get flagged in our network monitoring ...
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1answer
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Impossible to get information from update manager

When I press the button "check" to find updates, I always get this error: Failed to get information from repository W:Failed to fetch ...
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1answer
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Failed to download repository information [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I fix a 404 Error using a PPA? When i clicked check this error message came up. But it does not come up when update manager strarts automatically. When you open ...
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6answers
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apt-get keeps saying to check Internet, while I have a good connection

I need to check if I have updates for Ubuntu. I think it is 12.04 As you can see this is what it says: Failed to download repository information Check your Internet connection. Details: W:Failed ...
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How can I determine which software repositories are in active use?

I added some custom repositories sometimes ago. How can I determine, which software I have installed is from them? I want to delete unused repos.
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Failed to download repository information(pidgin-developers ppa) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I fix a 404 Error using a PPA? Got this error when i tried to check for updates from my update manager,its showing me about some updates but gives me this error ...
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1answer
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Is it there any advantage to unticking the “Source Code” entry of a repository?

Above is a screenshot showing an enabled PPA from the ayatana-scrollbar-team. There are two entries, one with a "(Source Code)" label and one without. If installing ubuntu on a computer where the ...
2
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1answer
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Issues after Marlin file browser installation?

Someday ago I tried the Marlin file browser (a nice crossover between thunar, nautilus and windows explorer) from elementary-dev PPA. Then I've encountered some troubles in updating packages. ...
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Why does BADSIG/GPG error keep appearing again and again? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to fix GPG error/BADSIG while running apt-get update? I'm most frustrated at not being able to get rid of the BADSIG/GPG errors I get while running apt-get update. ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu Extras keyring error [duplicate]

Recently I got lots of GPG errors and tried the following methods at various stages: sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys 3E5C1192 sudo apt-get install -reinstall ...
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What does Ign mean in update manager? [duplicate]

When I run update from the terminal, I get the following list where many repositories are shown with "Ign". Does it mean the update manager will always ignore updates from those repositories? Apart ...
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1answer
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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"
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How to fix GPG error/BADSIG while running apt-get update? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the easiest way to resolve apt-get BADSIG GPG errors? Of late, I've been getting this long list of errors every time I run apt-get update from the terminal. ...