Failure to download extra data files - ttf-mscorefonts-installer

Today we are looking at an error you can receive, I received it often in Ubuntu 16.04 but not so much anymore in Ubuntu 18.04, but if you receive an error like this, I have a solution for you!

Here is the error message and you will find the solution below:

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.


The download will be attempted again later, or you can try the download again now.  Running this command requires an active Internet connection.

Download the ttf-mscorefonts-installer manually and then install it, as seen in the video.


sudo dpkg -i ttf-mscorefonts-installer_3.6_all.deb 

sudo apt-get -f install

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