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Asked by RC Pelisco on 2016-10-22

When I try to install a new repository, apt0get update always fails
heres my info:

rcpelisco@RC-ACER-AO1:~$ ubuntu-support-status
Support status summary of 'RC-ACER-AO1':

You have 204 packages (10.8%) supported until April 2019 (3y)
You have 5 packages (0.3%) supported until October 2021 (5y)
You have 38 packages (2.0%) supported until January 2017 (9m)
You have 1599 packages (84.4%) supported until April 2021 (5y)

You have 4 packages (0.2%) that can not/no-longer be downloaded
You have 44 packages (2.3%) that are unsupported

Run with --show-unsupported, --show-supported or --show-all to see more details
rcpelisco@RC-ACER-AO1:~$ cat /etc/dpkg/dpkg.cfg.d/multiarch
cat: /etc/dpkg/dpkg.cfg.d/multiarch: No such file or directory
rcpelisco@RC-ACER-AO1:~$ dpkg --print-foreign-architectures
i386
rcpelisco@RC-ACER-AO1:~$ sudo grep -R proxy /etc/apt/*
[sudo] password for rcpelisco:
rcpelisco@RC-ACER-AO1:~$ sudo grep -R proxy /etc/apt/*
rcpelisco@RC-ACER-AO1:~$ grep proxy /etc/environment
rcpelisco@RC-ACER-AO1:~$ echo $http_proxy

rcpelisco@RC-ACER-AO1:~$ echo $ftp_proxy

rcpelisco@RC-ACER-AO1:~$ grep proxy /etc/bash.bashrc
rcpelisco@RC-ACER-AO1:~$ grep proxy ~/.bashrc
rcpelisco@RC-ACER-AO1:~$ cat /etc/apt/apt.conf
cat: /etc/apt/apt.conf: No such file or directory
rcpelisco@RC-ACER-AO1:~$ sudo fuser -vvv /var/lib/dpkg/lock
rcpelisco@RC-ACER-AO1:~$ sudo fuser -vvv /var/cache/apt/archives/lock
rcpelisco@RC-ACER-AO1:~$ cat /etc/lsb-release
DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu
DISTRIB_RELEASE=16.04
DISTRIB_CODENAME=xenial
DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS"
rcpelisco@RC-ACER-AO1:~$ uname -a
Linux RC-ACER-AO1 4.4.0-45-generic #66-Ubuntu SMP Wed Oct 19 14:12:37 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
rcpelisco@RC-ACER-AO1:~$ sudo rm /var/lib/apt/lists/lock
rcpelisco@RC-ACER-AO1:~$ sudo rm /var/cache/apt/archives/lock
rcpelisco@RC-ACER-AO1:~$ sudo rm /var/lib/dpkg/lock
rcpelisco@RC-ACER-AO1:~$ sudo cp -arf /var/lib/dpkg /var/lib/dpkg.backup
rcpelisco@RC-ACER-AO1:~$ sudo mv /var/lib/dpkg/status /var/lib/dpkg/status-bad
rcpelisco@RC-ACER-AO1:~$ sudo cp /var/lib/dpkg/status-old /var/lib/dpkg/status || sudo cp /var/backups/apt.extended_states.0 /var/lib/dpkg/status
rcpelisco@RC-ACER-AO1:~$ sudo mv /var/lib/dpkg/available /var/lib/dpkg/available-bad
rcpelisco@RC-ACER-AO1:~$ sudo cp /var/lib/dpkg/available-old /var/lib/dpkg/available
rcpelisco@RC-ACER-AO1:~$ sudo rm -rf /var/lib/dpkg/updates/*
rcpelisco@RC-ACER-AO1:~$ sudo rm -rf /var/lib/apt/lists
rcpelisco@RC-ACER-AO1:~$ sudo rm /var/cache/apt/*.bin
rcpelisco@RC-ACER-AO1:~$ sudo mkdir /var/lib/apt/lists
rcpelisco@RC-ACER-AO1:~$ sudo mkdir /var/lib/apt/lists/partial
rcpelisco@RC-ACER-AO1:~$ LANG=C;sudo apt-get clean
rcpelisco@RC-ACER-AO1:~$ LANG=C;sudo apt-get autoclean
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
rcpelisco@RC-ACER-AO1:~$ sudo dpkg --configure -a
rcpelisco@RC-ACER-AO1:~$ sudo dpkg --clear-avail
rcpelisco@RC-ACER-AO1:~$ LANG=C;sudo apt-get -f install
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
rcpelisco@RC-ACER-AO1:~$ LANG=C;sudo apt-get --fix-missing install
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
rcpelisco@RC-ACER-AO1:~$ LANG=C;sudo apt-get --purge autoremove
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
rcpelisco@RC-ACER-AO1:~$ LANG=C;sudo apt-get --fix-missing update -o APT::Cache-Limit=100000000
Get:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease [247 kB]
Get:2 http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease [11.5 kB]
Get:3 http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu xenial/partner amd64 Packages [2708 B]
Get:4 http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu xenial/partner i386 Packages [3016 B]
Get:5 http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu xenial/partner Translation-en [1424 B]
Get:6 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease [95.7 kB]
Get:7 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports InRelease [92.2 kB]
Get:8 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease [94.5 kB]
Get:9 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/main Sources [868 kB]
Get:10 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/restricted Sources [4808 B]
Get:11 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe Sources [7728 kB]
Get:12 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/multiverse Sources [179 kB]
Get:13 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/main amd64 Packages [1201 kB]
Get:14 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/main i386 Packages [1196 kB]
Get:15 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/main Translation-en [568 kB]
Get:16 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/main amd64 DEP-11 Metadata [733 kB]
Get:17 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/main DEP-11 64x64 Icons [409 kB]
Get:18 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/restricted amd64 Packages [8344 B]
Get:19 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/restricted i386 Packages [8684 B]
Get:20 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/restricted Translation-en [2908 B]
Get:21 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/restricted amd64 DEP-11 Metadata [186 B]
Get:22 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 Packages [7532 kB]
Get:23 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe i386 Packages [7512 kB]
Get:24 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe Translation-en [4354 kB]
Get:25 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 DEP-11 Metadata [3410 kB]
Get:26 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe DEP-11 64x64 Icons [7448 kB]
Get:27 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/multiverse amd64 Packages [144 kB]
Get:28 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/multiverse i386 Packages [140 kB]
Get:29 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/multiverse Translation-en [106 kB]
Get:30 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/multiverse amd64 DEP-11 Metadata [63.8 kB]
Get:31 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/multiverse DEP-11 64x64 Icons [230 kB]
Get:32 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates/main Sources [198 kB]
Get:33 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates/universe Sources [103 kB]
Get:34 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates/multiverse Sources [3220 B]
Get:35 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates/main amd64 Packages [410 kB]
Get:36 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates/main i386 Packages [405 kB]
Get:37 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates/main Translation-en [157 kB]
Get:38 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates/main amd64 DEP-11 Metadata [335 kB]
Get:39 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates/main DEP-11 64x64 Icons [197 kB]
Get:40 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates/restricted amd64 DEP-11 Metadata [157 B]
Get:41 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates/universe amd64 Packages [345 kB]
Get:42 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates/universe i386 Packages [341 kB]
Get:43 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates/universe Translation-en [123 kB]
Get:44 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates/universe amd64 DEP-11 Metadata [106 kB]
Get:45 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates/universe DEP-11 64x64 Icons [117 kB]
Get:46 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates/multiverse amd64 Packages [5492 B]
Get:47 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates/multiverse i386 Packages [4284 B]
Get:48 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates/multiverse Translation-en [2428 B]
Get:49 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates/multiverse amd64 DEP-11 Metadata [2473 B]
Get:50 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates/multiverse DEP-11 64x64 Icons [2699 B]
Get:51 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports/main Sources [1464 B]
Get:52 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports/universe Sources [800 B]
Get:53 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports/main amd64 Packages [1540 B]
Get:54 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports/main i386 Packages [1540 B]
Get:55 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports/main Translation-en [1484 B]
Get:56 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports/main amd64 DEP-11 Metadata [196 B]
Get:57 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports/restricted amd64 DEP-11 Metadata [194 B]
Get:58 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports/universe amd64 Packages [1000 B]
Get:59 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports/universe i386 Packages [1000 B]
Get:60 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports/universe Translation-en [584 B]
Get:61 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports/universe amd64 DEP-11 Metadata [201 B]
Get:62 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports/multiverse amd64 DEP-11 Metadata [194 B]
Get:63 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security/main Sources [43.9 kB]
Get:64 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security/universe Sources [12.3 kB]
Get:65 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security/multiverse Sources [728 B]
Get:66 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security/main amd64 Packages [158 kB]
Get:67 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security/main i386 Packages [154 kB]
Get:68 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security/main Translation-en [65.7 kB]
Get:69 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security/main amd64 DEP-11 Metadata [81.7 kB]
Get:70 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security/main DEP-11 64x64 Icons [62.9 kB]
Get:71 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security/restricted amd64 DEP-11 Metadata [158 B]
Get:72 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security/universe amd64 Packages [51.9 kB]
Get:73 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security/universe i386 Packages [51.8 kB]
Get:74 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security/universe Translation-en [31.8 kB]
Get:75 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security/universe amd64 DEP-11 Metadata [7410 B]
Get:76 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security/universe DEP-11 64x64 Icons [16.4 kB]
Get:77 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security/multiverse amd64 Packages [1176 B]
Get:78 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security/multiverse i386 Packages [1340 B]
Get:79 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security/multiverse Translation-en [628 B]
Get:80 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security/multiverse amd64 DEP-11 Metadata [199 B]
Fetched 48.0 MB in 56s (855 kB/s)
Reading package lists... Done
rcpelisco@RC-ACER-AO1:~$ LANG=C;sudo apt-get update -o APT::Cache-Limit=100000000 && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
Hit:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease
Hit:2 http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease
Hit:3 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease
Hit:4 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports InRelease
Hit:5 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease
Reading package lists... Done
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Calculating upgrade... Done
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
rcpelisco@RC-ACER-AO1:~$ find /etc/apt -name '*.list' -exec bash -c 'echo -e "\n$1\n"; cat -n "$1"' _ '{}' \;

/etc/apt/sources.list

     1 # deb cdrom:[Ubuntu-GNOME 14.04.4 LTS _Trusty Tahr_ - Release amd64 (20160217.1)]/ trusty main multiverse restricted universe
     2
     3 # See http://help.ubuntu.com/community/UpgradeNotes for how to upgrade to
     4 # newer versions of the distribution.
     5 deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial main restricted
     6 deb-src http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial main restricted
     7
     8 ## Major bug fix updates produced after the final release of the
     9 ## distribution.
    10 deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates main restricted
    11 deb-src http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates main restricted
    12
    13 ## N.B. software from this repository is ENTIRELY UNSUPPORTED by the Ubuntu
    14 ## team. Also, please note that software in universe WILL NOT receive any
    15 ## review or updates from the Ubuntu security team.
    16 deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial universe
    17 deb-src http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial universe
    18 deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates universe
    19 deb-src http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates universe
    20
    21 ## N.B. software from this repository is ENTIRELY UNSUPPORTED by the Ubuntu
    22 ## team, and may not be under a free licence. Please satisfy yourself as to
    23 ## your rights to use the software. Also, please note that software in
    24 ## multiverse WILL NOT receive any review or updates from the Ubuntu
    25 ## security team.
    26 deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial multiverse
    27 deb-src http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial multiverse
    28 deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates multiverse
    29 deb-src http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates multiverse
    30
    31 ## N.B. software from this repository may not have been tested as
    32 ## extensively as that contained in the main release, although it includes
    33 ## newer versions of some applications which may provide useful features.
    34 ## Also, please note that software in backports WILL NOT receive any review
    35 ## or updates from the Ubuntu security team.
    36 deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports main restricted universe multiverse
    37 deb-src http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports main restricted universe multiverse
    38
    39 deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security main restricted
    40 deb-src http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security main restricted
    41 deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security universe
    42 deb-src http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security universe
    43 deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security multiverse
    44 deb-src http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security multiverse
    45
    46 ## Uncomment the following two lines to add software from Canonical's
    47 ## 'partner' repository.
    48 ## This software is not part of Ubuntu, but is offered by Canonical and the
    49 ## respective vendors as a service to Ubuntu users.
    50 deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu xenial partner
    51 # deb-src http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu trusty partner
    52

/etc/apt/sources.list.d/webupd8team-ubuntu-sublime-text-3-xenial.list

/etc/apt/sources.list.d/upubuntu-com-ubuntu-xampp-xenial.list

/etc/apt/sources.list.d/ubuntuhandbook1-ubuntu-audacity-xenial.list

     1 # deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/ubuntuhandbook1/audacity/ubuntu xenial main
     2 # deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/ubuntuhandbook1/audacity/ubuntu xenial main
rcpelisco@RC-ACER-AO1:~$ sudo dpkg --audit
rcpelisco@RC-ACER-AO1:~$

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Last query:
2016-10-22
Last reply:
2016-10-22

http://ppa.launchpad.net/ubuntuhandbook1/audacity/ubuntu/dists/

The PPA does not support Xenial and should be removed.

Not all PPAs support all releases

You can do this by running:

sudo rm /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ubuntuhandbook1-ubuntu-audacity-xenial.list

sudo apt-get update

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