Medibuntu is no more

Running a regular system update recently produced the error message:

 “Failed to fetch
  404 Not Found”

Initially, I thought that this was a transient glitch with a repository being off line or some such issue; however, the problem re-occurred on the following day.

A little research determined that the medibuntu repository has essentially been abandoned and is off-line. So, in order to avoid the error, it is necessary to remove the repository from Software Sources.

This is easily achieved by navigating to: System – Preferences – Software Sources – Other Software. Highlight the entry for “”, press the Remove button, and provide the root password to authenticate and complete the request.


Ubuntu 12.04 – Medibuntu update error

Failed to download repository information in update manager

The Medibuntu project comes to an end

medibuntu – The Medibuntu Project has come to an end

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