In sudo apt-get update, I see this error

( W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/upubuntu-com/multimedia/ubuntu/dists/trusty/main/binary-i386/Packages 
 404  Not Found).

How to solve my problems?


2 Answers 2


You need to remove that repository as it no longer exists.

Here is a related question that should help you

How to remove a repository?


The ppa does not provide packages for trusty. Take a look at your url


To hide/resolve the error, you should remove the ppa from Software Sources. I recommend using Y PPA Manager, it is handy.

If you need to install the packages provided by the ppa for trusty, you can check to see whether you can forcibly use a package from older distributions provided they work.

  • In yppa manager, I have many PPA : ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3 (trusty), ppa:otto-kesselgulash/gimp (tusty ), ppa:ubuntu-mm/ppa (tusty), ppa:upubuntu-commultimedia (tusty), ppa:webupd8team/java (tusty), ppa:webupd8team/y-ppa-manager (tusty), ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa (tusty) . Should i remove ppa: upubuntu-com/multimedia (tusty) ?
    – Crossing
    Oct 9, 2014 at 4:39
  • Yes, you could if that is the only ppa that is not yet updated for trusty. You can remove a ppa using "Remove" or "Purge". Remove will just remove the ppa, while Purge while potentially downgrade packages installed from that ppa. Oct 9, 2014 at 15:23

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