17.3 Update Manager -could not refresh (SOLVED)

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17.3 Update Manager -could not refresh (SOLVED)

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Hi all, Thank you for reading.

Linux Mint 17.3 (Rosa) here. Update Manager refresh says " could not refresh the list of updates,
I tried other servers as suggested and it resulted in " apt cache is corrupt "
so I reverted to : Main: http://packages.linuxmint.com and
Base: http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu

but again: could not refresh the list of updates.
My internet connection is ok !!
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Re: 17.3 Update Manager -could not refresh

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Open the Update Manager (left click on the icon on the panel), open "Edit", "Software Sources" (give password), "Maintenance", click on "Fix Merge List problems" and then update the cache.
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Re: 17.3 Update Manager -could not refresh

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Thank you so much kyphi

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Re: 17.3 Update Manager -could not refresh (SOLVED)

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:D Thank You, this fixed my system as well.

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Re: 17.3 Update Manager -could not refresh (SOLVED)

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Add my thanks to the list, too!

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Re: 17.3 Update Manager -could not refresh (SOLVED)

Post by mintfresh »

Thank you so much, kyphi - that fixed my problem too!

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Re: 17.3 Update Manager -could not refresh (SOLVED)

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This was also helpful to me. This is why I love the Linux community. There's always someone who has the same problem and someone else who knows the answer!
Every time I think I'm past newbiedom something like this happens.
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Re: 17.3 Update Manager -could not refresh (SOLVED)

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Finally! After reading several "Solved" threads that didn't help, this solved my problem. Thanks!

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Re: 17.3 Update Manager -could not refresh (SOLVED)

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EDIT: Ignore my OP, below. I went back and Updated again and it completed fine. Sorry.

OP: I got hit with this issue this morning. Tried other servers and the recommended "Fix Merge List Problems." The refresh of the cache didn't complete correctly:

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Failed to fetch http://mirrors.us.kernel.org/ubuntu/dists/trusty/multiverse/binary-i386/Packages  404  Not Found [IP: 149.20.37.36 80]
Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead.
Distro: (back to) Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa, Kernel: 4.4.0-51-generic x86_64 (64 bit), Desktop: Cinnamon 2.8.8

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Re: 17.3 Update Manager -could not refresh (SOLVED)

Post by reflexdemon »

Thanks kyphi The suggestion helped me fix the problem that I had with mintupdate.

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