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Old 08-09-2015, 12:56 PM   #1
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Question Failure to Fetch Wheezy Packages. Any Solutions?

Hello Everyone,

I ran a sudo apt-get update on my terminal and it updated everything but the Wheezy Packages. I received the following error message:

W: Failed to fetch
404 Not Found
W: Failed to fetch
404 Not Found
W: Failed to fetch
404 Not Found
E: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored or old ones used instead.

Any help or solutions for this issue please would be much appreciated. Thanks
Old 08-09-2015, 06:25 PM   #2
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Are you sure your sources.list contains valid entries? I installed wheezy about six months ago and used the sources.list from The Debian Administrator's Handbook:

# Security updates
deb wheezy/updates main contrib non-free
deb-src wheezy/updates main contrib non-free
## Debian mirror
# Base repository
deb wheezy main contrib non-free
deb-src wheezy main contrib non-free
# Stable updates
deb wheezy-updates main contrib non-free
deb-src wheezy-updates main contrib non-free
# Stable backports
deb wheezy-backports main contrib non-free
deb-src wheezy-backports main contrib non-free
I have not had any difficulties with software updates using the Update Manager. There is also an LQ Debian thread devoted to sources.list entries:
Old 08-09-2015, 07:02 PM   #3
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Looks like in your sources.list you should have "debian-wheezy" not just "wheezy". link


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