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Problem with update manager

Posted: Thu May 28, 2015 5:43 pm
by exiledrose
Hi all I just switched from windows 8.1 to Linux mint. I am using Linux Mint 17.1 Cinammon 64-bit version.

I switched a week ago and so far from just browsing the forums and reading tips online. I was able to understand how Linux mint works and how to use it but I have run into an error when it comes to checking for updates. Every time It checks for updates I get this message. Could not download all repository indexes along with this.

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Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/raring/main/binary-amd64/Packages  404  Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.23 80]
Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/raring/restricted/binary-amd64/Packages  404  Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.23 80]
Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/raring/universe/binary-amd64/Packages  404  Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.23 80]
Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/raring/multiverse/binary-amd64/Packages  404  Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.23 80]
Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/raring/main/binary-i386/Packages  404  Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.23 80]
Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/raring/restricted/binary-i386/Packages  404  Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.23 80]
Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/raring/universe/binary-i386/Packages  404  Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.23 80]
Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/raring/multiverse/binary-i386/Packages  404  Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.23 80]
Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead.
I looked for fixes using the forum but couldn't find a post with a fix. Anyway I did find a post that told you how to check your repository indexes. So I entered the command in the terminal and got this list of repository files.

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Repos:     Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ia32-libs-raring.list
           deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ raring main restricted universe multiverse
           Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/official-package-repositories.list
           deb http://packages.linuxmint.com rebecca main upstream import #id:linuxmint_main
           deb http://extra.linuxmint.com rebecca main #id:linuxmint_extra
           deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu trusty main restricted universe multiverse
           deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu trusty-updates main restricted universe multiverse
           deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-security main restricted universe multiverse
           deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ trusty partner
           Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/pjbroad-ppa-trusty.list
           deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/pjbroad/ppa/ubuntu trusty main
           deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/pjbroad/ppa/ubuntu trusty main
           Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ryzom-isv-ppa-trusty.list
           deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/ryzom-isv/ppa/ubuntu trusty main
           deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/ryzom-isv/ppa/ubuntu trusty main
So I'm wondering how do I fix this?

Re: Problem with update manager

Posted: Thu May 28, 2015 5:54 pm
by Pjotr
Raring? How on earth did you get software sources of the long dead Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail in your sources list? :shock:

And watch out with PPA's. The quality of your Mint depends largely on the quality of your software sources. Stick to the default official software sources....

Re: Problem with update manager

Posted: Thu May 28, 2015 5:58 pm
by karlchen
Hello, exiledrose.

There is a sources list file which references an outdated Ubuntu version with the nickname of "raring".
The file in question is this one: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ia32-libs-raring.list
And the offending line is this one:

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deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ raring main restricted universe multiverse
Either use Linux Mint Software Sources and disable this entry.
Or remove the whole file, because it holds exactly this incorrect line and nothing else. So there is no need to keep the file.
This is the terminal command which will delete the file:

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sudo rm /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ia32-libs-raring.list
HTH,
Karl

Re: Problem with update manager

Posted: Thu May 28, 2015 6:03 pm
by exiledrose
Pjotr wrote:Raring? How on earth did you get software sources of the long dead Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail in your sources list? :shock:

And watch out with PPA's. The quality of your Mint depends largely on the quality of your software sources. Stick to the default official software sources....
I have no idea how that happened in all honesty. I haven't used linux before so shouldn't have something from an old system. Is there anyway to fix it so that it's updated to the correct version?

For the ppa read that they can be dangerous. only one should be for the online game ryzom. That's the only one I have entered.

Re: Problem with update manager

Posted: Thu May 28, 2015 6:11 pm
by exiledrose
[quote="karlchen"]Hello, exiledrose.

There is a sources list file which references an outdated Ubuntu version with the nickname of "raring".
The file in question is this one: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ia32-libs-raring.list
And the offending line is this one:

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deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ raring main restricted universe multiverse
Either use Linux Mint Software Sources and disable this entry.
Or remove the whole file, because it holds exactly this incorrect line and nothing else. So there is no need to keep the file.
This is the terminal command which will delete the file:

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sudo rm /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ia32-libs-raring.list
Thanks for the help this worked and can now update again.

Also sorry didn't see your post earlier once again thanks for the help.