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    Kali linux update and dist-upgrade problem

    uname -a

    Linux kali 4.15.0-kali3-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.15.17.-1kali1 (2018-04-25) x86_64 GNU/Linux

    apt-get purge
    apt-get clean

    apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade

    this give me many errors like E: Failed to fetch * 404 Not Found [IP: 80]

    deb kali-rolling main contrib non-free
    # For source package access, uncomment the following line
    # deb-src kali-rolling main contrib non-free

    I try changed* to but the error is same.

    when I ping on IP it returned

    Reverse IP lookup from gives me,

    but on web "" arent any packages here, only basic apache welcome page

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    Hey. I was just dealing with this today, I noticed that the update is indicated by apt reading from the
    The update it is seeking is on that branch, but for some reason is not present on the same directory in the branch.

    Now I'm not sure if this is for a reason; however a solution was to change the sources list, to use the rather than and the updated file was able to be found.

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    Problem solved, now updates working.

    How can I close this issue?

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