Fix Ubuntu software center check your internet connection

failed to download repository informationWhile trying to update /install new packages from Ubuntu software center ,my ubuntu 11.10 machine throws out error as “Check your Internet Connection”.But I can ping and browse websites. After googling I tried many tricks to solve out this problem .Among them the working tricks for me is

1.Try apt-get update [from terminal]

2.apt-get upgrade [from terminal]

3.reboot

Now your ubuntu software center should work without throwing any error as “Check your internet connection”.

2 comments on “Fix Ubuntu software center check your internet connection”

  1. Shawn says:

    U forgot add sudo:

    1.Try sudo apt-get update [from terminal]
    2. sudo apt-get upgrade [from terminal]

    1.  If You are already logged into root user it is not necessary to add sudo.

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