How to Fix Ubuntu Update Errors

In this article We are providing some tricks for “How to Fix Ubuntu Update Errors”. What follows are common error messages and how to fix them with minimal fuss.


How to Fix Ubuntu Update Errors


Package Hash Mismatch

Open Terminal and type:

A long series of text will scroll across the screen, but within this will be the following line or similar:

In order to fix this, you can enter this into the Terminal:

This will remove all the cached packages and force the system to re-download them again.

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Failed to Download Repository Information

Sometimes we saw this error due to a PPA that you have added which is no longer available or simply not responding.

If this a PPA issue, then simply identify which of the PPAs is failing and remove it from sources. Do this as above by entering:


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