I am getting this error message when trying to update.

W:Failed to fetch http://archive.canonical.com/commercial-ppa-uploaders/skype/ubuntu/dists/quantal/main/binary-amd64/Packages  404  Not Found [IP: 80]
W:Failed to fetch http://archive.canonical.com/commercial-ppa-uploaders/skype/ubuntu/dists/quantal/main/binary-i386/Packages  404  Not Found [IP: 80]
E:Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead.

And this error halts the updating process, so it never updates.

How to fix it?



In Software Sources, label Other Software, there was a repository called "Canonical Partners Added by Software Center main". I unticked this option because still there is another source called "Canonical Partners Software Packaged by Canonical for their partners".

I also changed to USA server (I was in main), as I have seen that it seems to have some to do with Skype repository in the main server.

This seems to have solved the problem.

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