[vbox-dev] failure to get Virtualbox .deb file using sudo apt-get update

Frank Mehnert frank.mehnert at oracle.com
Fri Jul 10 07:56:26 GMT 2015

Known problem, we are working on resolving this. The problem is that
Release/InRelease are not properly updated in the Debian repository.
Fixing this will take some more hours. In the meantime you could
download + install the .deb package manually.



On Friday 10 July 2015 00:01:24 Stéphane Charette wrote:
> I cannot get Ubuntu 15.04 to find the new Virtualbox.  When I run "sudo
> apt-get update" on any of my 15.04 computers, I get the following error:
> ...
> Hit http://dl.google.com stable Release
> Get:1 http://download.virtualbox.org vivid/contrib amd64 Packages [1,564 B]
> Get:2 http://download.virtualbox.org vivid/contrib i386 Packages [1,571 B]
> Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com vivid-security InRelease
> ...
> Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com vivid-security/multiverse Translation-en
> Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com vivid-security/universe Translation-en
> Fetched 3,135 B in 30s (102 B/s)
> W: Failed to fetch
> http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian/dists/vivid/contrib/binary-> amd64/Packages Hash Sum mismatch
> W: Failed to fetch
> http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian/dists/vivid/contrib/binary-> i386/Packages Hash Sum mismatch
> E: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones
> used instead.
> This is the sources file I'm using, which worked for me in the past on
> these computers:
> > cat /etc/apt/sources.list.d/virtualbox.list
> deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian vivid contrib
> Anyone else seeing this, or know how to fix it?
> Stéphane

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