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Debian apt-get update failing to reach internet sources "W: Failed to fetch"

The Scenario

I have a Debian Jessie 8.3 server on the company network that requires updates/patches installing for the first time. The server is configured to use online sources rather than the ISO/DVD. 108 more words


WPS Office: An Alternative to Libre/Open Office for Linux

For 32-bit system:

wget -O wps-office.deb http://kdl.cc.ksosoft.com/wps-community/download/a21/wps-office_10.1.0.5672~a21_i386.deb
sudo dpkg -i wps-office.deb
sudo apt-get -f install && rm wps-office.deb
wget -O web-office-fonts.deb http://kdl.cc.ksosoft.com/wps-community/download/a15/wps-office-fonts_1.0_all.deb
sudo dpkg -i web-office-fonts.deb… 54 more words

apt-get failed to fetch repository error solved.

For time immortal I have been searching to solve the error when I do apt-get update.

W: Failed to fetch http://archive.canonical.com/dists/rosa/partner/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found… 304 more words

Raspberry Pi - Stuck in boot after installing upstart

I  installed upstart so I could run a script at startup  with sudo apt-get install upstart and I then rebooted my RPi.

Afterwards my RPi running… 280 more words


System wide proxy settings for Xubuntu (16.10)


  • You have to set http etc. proxy settings for all application
  • XUbuntu GUI is not helpful ;)


Step 1: Edit environment

sudo nano /etc/environment…

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Install Linux natively inside Windows 10 (HOW TO)

In this little article, I will show you how to set up your Windows to get Linux natively. And only in 7 steps  ! 176 more words

How I can fix “AppStream cache update completed, but some metadata was ignored due to errors."

I executed apt update as root, but I received this error message: AppStream cache update completed, but some metadata was ignored due to errors.

Answer: 162 more words