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Where can I get the old repositories for Ubuntu versions? In my case, it's 9.04 Jaunty?

I found all the official repositories and their mirrors have been removed. I am wondering where I can get the repository list for this version?

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Your system is End-of-Line (EOL), therefore not officially supported. Unless you have a good reason for sticking with 9.04, upgrade to a newer version. 14.04 is the next long-term supported release for Ubuntu, which will continue to receive updates.

To access old Ubuntu repositories, take a look at http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/.

There is also an official Ubuntu documentation for EOL upgrades

They say you should be able to access your packages by putting the following into /etc/apt/sources.list. Important: Change CODENAME to your distribution's code name, e.g. jaunty.

## EOL upgrade sources.list
# Required
deb http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ CODENAME main restricted universe multiverse
deb http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ CODENAME-updates main restricted universe multiverse
deb http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ CODENAME-security main restricted universe multiverse

# Optional
#deb http://old-releases.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ CODENAME-backports main restricted universe multiverse

Just run apt-get update and you can use them.

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Legend! thank you. –  Alex Thomas Apr 24 '12 at 9:22
    
Thanks! This just saved me a lot of trouble! –  basilikum Aug 9 at 12:26
    
The link to thinkbeforetype.com is dead as of October 2014. –  Arto Bendiken Oct 16 at 15:24
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@ArtoBendiken Thanks. I removed it -- anyway the most important parts are still here :) –  slhck Oct 16 at 15:31

Check this: http://cloudishvps.com/plesk/ubuntu-8-04-alternative-repositories-failed-to-fetch-error/

It provides both the repositories list and a quick guide for updating those.

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