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Old 03-22-2013, 08:28 PM   #1
eimrpr
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Trouble updating packages, error message


Hi there !
The last couple of days when update manager runs, I get the following error message:

"Data files for some packages could not be downloaded

The following packages requested additional data downloads after package installation, but the data could not be downloaded or could not be processed.

flashplugin-installer

This is a permanent failure that leaves these packages unusable on your system. You may need to fix your Internet connection, then remove and reinstall the packages to fix this problem."


Why is this and how can I fix the problem ?
Forever newbie, eimrpr
 
Old 03-22-2013, 09:20 PM   #2
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For starters, it would help if you told us what distribution of Linux you are using.
 
Old 03-22-2013, 09:23 PM   #3
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Would clear a lot.
 
Old 03-22-2013, 09:23 PM   #4
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Which operating system?

Well, instead of using any package manager, you could directly go to the website (see here), choose your OS and package type, download the package and install it.

You can find installation instructions in README file coming with the package.
 
Old 03-23-2013, 10:52 PM   #5
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Hi, again. Sorry for not giving most needed information.
The distro I am using is Ubuntu 12.04
 
Old 03-23-2013, 11:23 PM   #6
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Run it as:
Code:
~$ sudo apt-get install flashplugin-installer
OR, as already said, directly go to the website (see here), choose your OS and package type, download the package and install it.

You can find installation instructions in README file coming with the package.

EDIT: If it still gives error, then share the full error message.

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