apt-get problem

Paul O'Malley - gnu's not unix - ompaul at eircom.net
Wed Nov 19 22:01:26 UTC 2008

stan wrote:
> I just developed an issue with updating one of my Ubuntu machine. This
> problem _may_ or may not have been trigered by trying to update when the
> disk was full. In any case, hee is what I am seeing:
> root at amanda:~# apt-get upgrade
> Reading package lists... Done

>   Failed to fetch
>   http://plabws1.meadwestvaco.com:9999/ubuntu/pool/main/h/hplip/hp
>   lip-gui_2.7.7.dfsg.1-0ubuntu5.1_all.deb  Size mismatch
>   E: Unable to fetch some archives, maybe run apt-get update or try with
>   --fix-mis
>   sing?
>   root at amanda:~# 
> What do I need to do to fix this?

sudo apt-get --fix-missing upgrade

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