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sudo apt-get update stuck at 100% [Waiting for headers]? [duplicate]

Here is the sample Hit http://security.ubuntu.com raring-security/main Translation-en Hit http://security.ubuntu.com raring-security/multiverse Translation-en Hit http://security....
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Do I really need the “Source Code” in my repository list?

It takes a long time to update my software sources when I run: sudo apt-get update I believe that happens when the apt-get is downloading source code from the repository, in my case it the one in ...
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Stuck at 0% [waiting for headers]

On googling this error it seems that a lot of people are having this issue. apt-get upgrade hangs at 0% [waiting for headers] apt-get install apache2 hangs at 0% [waiting for headers]. Some apt-get ...
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How to analyze a “[Waiting for headers]” problem during “apt-get update”?

sudo apt-get update sometimes becomes stucked: ... 99% [Waiting for headers] This seems to be a common problem and can have several reasons. For example, on one machine, it was caused because I used ...
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apt-get update stuck on “Waiting for Headers” when using Windows XP ICS

I'm setting up a Maverick server on a spare PC. The install completes fine and the system boots up into the shell. However, when I try to do a apt-get update , apt hangs on almost every entry with the ...
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apt-get update stuck at 100%[Waiting for headers] at “Hit http://security.ubuntu.com precise-security/universe Translation-en”

Not sure what has happened to my Ubuntu 13.04 server. It is pretty much a LAMP & SAMBA server only, no other apps installed, no shell, command line only. I run an apt-get update a fortnight ago ...
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Ubuntu 16 apt get update very slow / not working [duplicate]

I have some issues regarding apt-get update. When I run the command on the terminal everytime it stops after fetiching the repos and won't continue even if I wait about an hour. I have already tried ...
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apt-get update stuck at 0% [waiting for headers]?

Whenever I try to update using apt-get update it stuck at 0% [Waiting for headers] I tried with my phone hotspot, on that it works fine but while I am using the Wi-Fi connection of my ISP it stuck....
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sudo apt-get is stuck at 0%

I am using an apache2 server(Ubuntu). I am trying to install the package called php7.0-sybase. But downloading it is stuck in 0% 0% [Connecting to us.archive.ubuntu.com (91.189.91.26)] I tried ...
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Graphic driver segfault on Lenovo G780 for Nvidia GeForce GT 635M

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my new Lenovo G780. I followed these instructions to install the drivers for my graphics card. When I reboot I can log in, but nothing happens after. I switched to ...
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Trouble with “ waiting for headers ”

It seems duplicate but really it's not, I'm really tired of testing all solutions and reaching no success. even I'm thinking about going back to windows because I had several problems with Ubuntu 12....
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Why is Apt stopping at “0% [Waiting for headers]” on this network and how can it be addressed? [duplicate]

I'm at a conference and using the local Wi-Fi network. The internet connection is working, but any attempt at installing packages using Apt results in the installation halting at 0% [Waiting for ...
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Cannot finish a simple update

I simply cannot finish an update for several hours now, I have no idea what's the issue could be? When I run sudo apt-get update it runs all the way down until it gets stuck at the end: 100% [...