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I modified sources.list and now it wont load. I took everything out except for the first line and it still errors out. Any ideas based on it's output?

sources.list:

deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu natty main

Output:

Ign http://us.archive.ubuntu.com natty InRelease

Ign http://us.archive.ubuntu.com natty Release.gpg

Ign http://us.archive.ubuntu.com natty Release

Ign http://us.archive.ubuntu.com natty/main TranslationIndex

Ign http://us.archive.ubuntu.com natty/restricted TranslationIndex

Err http://us.archive.ubuntu.com natty/main i386 Packages

404 Not Found

Err http://us.archive.ubuntu.com natty/restricted i386 Packages

404 Not Found

Ign http://us.archive.ubuntu.com natty/main Translation-en_US

Ign http://us.archive.ubuntu.com natty/main Translation-en

Ign http://us.archive.ubuntu.com natty/restricted Translation-en_US

Ign http://us.archive.ubuntu.com natty/restricted Translation-en

W: Failed to fetch http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/natty/main/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found

W: Failed to fetch http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/natty/restricted/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found

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The sources.list generator at repogen looks to be a good way to get a customized sources file. Try using that to get a feel for the syntax and content of the file.

A proxy could be configured such that it wouldn't let you access the server. To fix this you must open /etc/apt/apt.conf and change or remove Acquire::http::Proxy

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