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Old 01-08-2017, 12:21 PM   #1
kinns91
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Question Not able to update anything


Hello people,I am a new user of Linux Mint 18 Sarah.Have been using without any major issues for the past 3 months.
But from a month around,whenever I used to install updates,I would get an error window saying you have broken packages,which is:

You have 958 broken packages on your system!

Use the "Broken" filter to locate them.


I tried fixing the broken packages in the Synaptic Package Manager,reading various solutions listed in the forums,but there would be an error again.Today,I tried to update using terminal using the command: sudo apt-get update.This is what I got:


Ign:1 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease
Hit:2 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease
Hit:3 http://ppa.launchpad.net/atareao/atareao/ubuntu xenial InRelease
Get:4 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease [102 kB]
Ign:5 http://packages.linuxmint.com sarah InRelease
Hit:6 http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease
Hit:7 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable Release
Get:9 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease [102 kB]
Hit:10 http://ppa.launchpad.net/atareao/telegram/ubuntu xenial InRelease
Get:11 http://packages.linuxmint.com sarah Release [24.1 kB]
Hit:12 http://ppa.launchpad.net/noobslab/apps/ubuntu xenial InRelease
Hit:14 http://ppa.launchpad.net/quiterss/quiterss/ubuntu xenial InRelease
Get:15 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports InRelease [102 kB]
Fetched 331 kB in 37s (8,736 B/s)
Reading package lists... Error!
E: Read error - read (5: Input/output error)
W: You may want to run apt-get update to correct these problems
E: The package cache file is corrupted

Help me solve this problem.I have tried solutions listed in many forums,but it's not working.
 
Old 01-08-2017, 07:20 PM   #2
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