archive.ubuntu.com missing raring-updates

My Linux Mint 15 install on VirtualBox was working great up until about two days ago, when the updater started throwing a ton of errors and refuses to progress with any apt-get update, apt-get install, or apt-get upgrade.

They are 404 errors on the archive.ubuntu.com site, under the /ubuntu/dists/raring-updates folder. I looked at it, it doesn’t exist. Here’s a direct link, which shows there is no raring-updates.

Where has raring-updates gone and what can I do to fix this?

Asked By: Octavia Togami

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Support for Ubuntu 13.04 officially ended on January 27, 2014.

Wikpedia entry on Raring Ringtail. Presumably, you would want to update to a supported version… The current version of Linux Mint is 17.

Answered By: jasonwryan

On AskUbuntu there is this question which may of help

The repositories for EOL Ubuntu releases are archived, so http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/ was moved to http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/ (raring-updates is here) – basically all you should need to do is replace archive.ubuntu.com & security.ubuntu.com in the software sources (/etc/apt/sources.list) with old-releases.ubuntu.com, then run sudo apt-get update.

Answered By: Wilf

Try this version of /etc/apt/sources.list.d/official-package-repositories.list :

deb http://www.mirrorservice.org/sites/packages.linuxmint.com/packages/ olivia main upstream import 

deb http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/  raring main restricted universe multiverse
deb http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ raring-updates main restricted universe multiverse

deb http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ raring-security main restricted universe multiverse
deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ raring partner
Answered By: Flavio Suligoi
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