I just downloaded 12.10 and I can't seem to download and install anything, from plugins to programs, from the Software Center.

It says

Not Found. There isn’t a software package called “name” in your current software sources.

I've tried a couple of proposed solution from here but nothing is working.

Any ideas would be great.


Try these command.

They worked for me, See if it works for you :

This command clears the current list of software sources :

sudo rm /var/lib/apt/lists/* -vf

This command downloads and refreshes the list :

sudo apt-get update 
  • Thank you so very much. I've been trying to figure this out for the last five hours until I stumbled upon your answer. No matter what I did, apt-get did not work. You are awesome – AturSams Nov 7 '12 at 11:28

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