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March 7, 2016

Ubuntu 12 ‘apt-get update not working’ / Failed to Fetch

Filed under: Linux Related — Tags: — Syed Jahanzaib / Pinochio~:) @ 11:12 AM

If you receive following error on running apt-get update on UBUNTU 12.x

As showed in the image below …

ubuntu error

then issue following commands for a quick fix


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

sudo apt-get clean

sudo apt-get autoremove

sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

sudo apt-get update --fix-missing

sudo apt-get update


apt-get ok


Syed Jahanzaib



  1. Sir…………these code are not working for update ubuntu 12.04
    how to solve this problem in pk ?
    Allah App Ko Jaza E Khair Dey……….

    Comment by Salman — April 16, 2016 @ 8:03 AM

  2. Hi,
    I have MikroTik RouterOS 6.33. I need to login with Social Media credentails. I mean when the users are getting landing page they should be able to login with social media. If you have done before this please can you share links or advise.


    Comment by delun — May 18, 2016 @ 3:39 PM

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