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As per the comments: Leverage --reinstall, which makes apt-get Re-Install packages that are already installed and at the newest version. so, the complete command becomes: apt-get install --reinstall -d $(your-packages).
As pointed here all you need to do is remove us-east-1.ec2 from the URL. sudo sed -i 's/us-east-1\.ec2\.//g' /etc/apt/sources.list
Thanks to @Law29 I learn that some updates are made with HTTPS when others use HTTP :/ I could check with curl that HTTPS request wouldn't reach the server. Turns out is was my firewall which was not configured to accept port 443 requests... Adding the right lines solved the problem ! Thanks @Law29 !
Whoever tries to install node on ubuntu vivid (ubuntu bq tablet): follow @bekce's solution, only you need to pay attention about the architecture of your machine. my tablet is armhf, so i downloaded rlwrap for armhf from: wget https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/rlwrap/0.41-1 and the remaining is the same: sudo dpkg -i rlwrap_0.34-2_amd64.deb sudo apt-...
The default package manager for installing packages in Ubuntu is apt-get not yum. So it is the best to use apt-get for installing packages and not yum. To install apache with yum you can execute: sudo yum install httpd
Try your local/nearest Ubuntu mirror. I tested US DE FR mirrors and they all failed. Changing to the local mirror solved the problem.
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