Hash sum mismatch

on 27th July 2008 / by webmaster
We run apt-cacher to save bandwidth in our intranet. All Ubuntu systems in our office uses the apt-cacher server to update and upgrade. Recently we started getting the hash sum mismatch and size mismatch errors. After some dabbling with the settings and the files we figured out a simple solution for this problem. Technical Solution Hash sum mismatch size mismatch Linux Tips Ubuntu Leave a reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Atomymous (not verified) access_time 10 Aug 2020 - 22:00 I found this article because I was experiencing the same problem. My case turned out to be because, here at work, I'm behind the corporate firewall and needed to configure apt-get to use the proxy server (in Synaptic Package Manager -> Settings -> Network tab) george (not verified) access_time 10 Aug 2020 - 22:00 In reply to Same misleading error for proxy problem by Atomymous (not verified) i am running ubuntu 8 at home, desktop. i keep getting fetch fail, hash sum mismatch from updates. do you think the above fix will work and if so could you generate a step by step walkthrough as i am new to linux and command line use. george Nigel Horne (not verified) access_time 10 Aug 2020 - 22:00 You also need to check if you're running Dans Guardian. That software stops you updating your system. sadeed86 (not verified) access_time 10 Aug 2020 - 22:00 try updating any package using the same source..for example, if u r using lock info which is downloaded from insanelyi, adding more plug in such as weather plug in must be from the same source from insanelyi as well...the same apps from different source has different packages, thats why updating or plugging in show some error... claive alvin p… (not verified) access_time 10 Aug 2020 - 22:00 su to root, then #rm -f /var/cache/apt/partial/* #rm -f /var/cache/apt/*.deb *Do not remove the partial folder under /var/cache/apt I saw this at http://paulpodolny.blogspot.com/2011/06/ubuntu-hash-sum-mismatch-workar… Pagination Current page 1 Page 2 Next page Next › Last page Last » Add new comment