[ ubuntu ] Failure to download extra data files The following packages requested additional data downloads after package installation, but the data could not be downloaded or could not be processed. ttf-mscorefonts-installer

Problem

Failure to download extra data files The following packages requested additional data downloads after package installation, but the data could not be downloaded or could not be processed. ttf-mscorefonts-installer

Solution

sudo apt-get install --reinstall ttf-mscorefonts-installer 
Advertisements

2 thoughts on “[ ubuntu ] Failure to download extra data files The following packages requested additional data downloads after package installation, but the data could not be downloaded or could not be processed. ttf-mscorefonts-installer

  1. It does not work on Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial):
    Reading package lists… Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state information… Done
    The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
    linux-headers-4.4.0-45 linux-headers-4.4.0-45-generic linux-headers-4.4.0-47 linux-headers-4.4.0-47-generic
    linux-image-4.4.0-45-generic linux-image-4.4.0-47-generic linux-image-extra-4.4.0-45-generic
    linux-image-extra-4.4.0-47-generic linux-signed-image-4.4.0-45-generic linux-signed-image-4.4.0-47-generic
    Use ‘sudo apt autoremove’ to remove them.
    0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 reinstalled, 0 to remove and 41 not upgraded.
    Need to get 0 B/29,5 kB of archives.
    After this operation, 0 B of additional disk space will be used.
    Preconfiguring packages …
    (Reading database … 449460 files and directories currently installed.)
    Preparing to unpack …/ttf-mscorefonts-installer_3.4+nmu1ubuntu2_all.deb …
    mscorefonts-eula license has already been accepted
    Unpacking ttf-mscorefonts-installer (3.4+nmu1ubuntu2) over (3.4+nmu1ubuntu2) …
    Processing triggers for fontconfig (2.11.94-0ubuntu1.1) …
    Processing triggers for update-notifier-common (3.168.2) …
    ttf-mscorefonts-installer: processing…
    ttf-mscorefonts-installer: downloading http://downloads.sourceforge.net/corefonts/andale32.exe
    Err:1 http://downloads.sourceforge.net/corefonts/andale32.exe
    404 Not Found
    W: Can’t drop privileges for downloading as file ‘/var/lib/update-notifier/package-data-downloads/partial/andale32.exe’ couldn’t be accessed by user ‘_apt’. – pkgAcquire::Run (13: Permission denied)
    E: Failed to fetch https://freefr.dl.sourceforge.net/project/corefonts/the fonts/final/andale32.exe 404 Not Found

    E: Download Failed
    Setting up ttf-mscorefonts-installer (3.4+nmu1ubuntu2) …

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s