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Ubuntu: Fixing issues with apt-get after installing Steam client

After installing the latest Steam client ( ) on my Ubuntu 14.04 using the Ubuntu Software Center, I decided to install another package using the package manager. As a first step I ran apt-get update , which (you guessed correctly) failed fetching several index files: Err precise/main amd64 Packages               HttpError401 Err precise/main i386 Packages                 HttpError401 Ign precise/main Translation-en_US           Ign trusty-security/main Translation-en_US     ..... ...  W: Failed to fetch  HttpError401 W: Failed to fetch  HttpError401 E: Some index files failed to download. They have

Running virt-manager from its master branch (1.0.1) on Ubuntu 14.04

Hey all, After upgrading my system from Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 14.04 I decided to check whether the latest package of virt-manager  ( ) comes with the feature that I needed the most - snapshots. Unfortunately, The current Ubuntu 14.04's version of virt-manager is still based on the 0.9 branch, So I decided to clone the latest version from the project's git repository ( ) and try it out. While doing so, I had several issues which I will list here so you won't have to waste your time doing the same research. Summary for busy people There are several packages that you will need to install: $ sudo apt-get install gir1.2-libvirt-glib-1.0 python-ipaddr libosinfo-bin libosinfo-1.0-dev libgtk-3-dev gir1.2-gtk-vnc-2.0 python-spice-client-gtk gir1.2-spice-client-gtk-3.0 This should fix all the following issues. End of summary for busy people After the git-clone's process was over, I r