InRelease changed label value to JDK 8 insstaller discontinued

Asked by sj forbes on 2019-08-10

when doing an application upgrade i received the following error
Get:9 http://ppa.launchpad.net/webupd8team/java/ubuntu bionic InRelease [15.4 kB]
Reading package lists... Done
E: Repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/webupd8team/java/ubuntu bionic InRelease' changed its 'Label' value from 'Oracle Java (JDK) 8 Installer PPA' to 'Oracle Java (JDK) 8 Installer PPA (DISCONTINUED)'
N: This must be accepted explicitly before updates for this repository can be applied. See apt-secure(8) manpage for details.

how do i fix this to proceed??? i did read manpage but could not understand how to proceed so i did nothing.
can anyone provide instructions on how to address this error???

Thank You

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Manfred Hampl (m-hampl) said : #1

see https://launchpad.net/~webupd8team/+archive/ubuntu/java

This PPA has been discontinued, you have to remove the reference to it from your list of repositories.

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