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fuorviato 02-17-2014 02:25 PM

It seems you have local repository setup. Replace the actual content with the following. Save and relaunch the update manager

Quote:


deb http://packages.linuxmint.com/ petra main upstream import
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy main restricted universe multiverse
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-updates main restricted universe multiverse
deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-security main restricted universe multiverse
deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ saucy partner

# deb http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu saucy-getdeb apps games

bumi 02-17-2014 10:07 PM

replace the contents of sources.list with this, yes?

fuorviato 02-18-2014 03:48 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by bumi (Post 5119677)
replace the contents of sources.list with this, yes?

Yep.

bumi 02-18-2014 07:42 AM

Still learnig here. Do I type gksu gedit /etc/apt/sources.list into the terminal?

fuorviato 02-18-2014 09:02 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by bumi (Post 5119954)
Still learnig here. Do I type gksu gedit /etc/apt/sources.list into the terminal?

You can use sudo comand instead of gksu.

1. Type this
Quote:

sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list
and hit enter.
2. Enter your user password
3. Replace the content of the opened file with the one I pasted for you
4. Save the file
5. Do
Quote:

sudo apt-get update
6. Launch the update manager and check if the error persists

bumi 02-18-2014 02:15 PM

got this response
mark@zareson-limbo6220a ~ $ sudo getit /etc/apt/sources.list
[sudo] password for mark:
sudo: getit: command not found
mark@zareson-limbo6220a ~ $

fuorviato 02-18-2014 02:38 PM

You've made a typo. It's gedit not getit.

bumi 02-18-2014 10:28 PM

You're the man, thank you so much! Anyway, I think it's working, although it doesn't show anything in the update manager. Maybe it's all up to date, I don't know. What about that checkAPT.py file that I moved? Should I put it back?

bumi 02-18-2014 10:36 PM

Oops, now it's giving me this
mark@zareson-limbo6220a ~ $ sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list
[sudo] password for mark:
sudo apt-get update
mark@zareson-limbo6220a ~ $ sudo apt-get update
Ign http://extra.linuxmint.com petra InRelease
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com petra InRelease
Ign http://security.ubuntu.com saucy-security InRelease
Get:1 http://extra.linuxmint.com petra Release.gpg [198 B]
Get:2 http://packages.linuxmint.com petra Release.gpg [198 B]
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com saucy-security Release.gpg
Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy InRelease
Get:3 http://packages.linuxmint.com petra Release [18.5 kB]
Get:4 http://extra.linuxmint.com petra Release [3,090 B]
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com saucy-security Release
Ign http://archive.canonical.com saucy InRelease
Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy-updates InRelease
Get:5 http://extra.linuxmint.com petra/main amd64 Packages [655 B]
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com saucy-security/main amd64 Packages
Get:6 http://packages.linuxmint.com petra/main amd64 Packages [29.3 kB]
Get:7 http://extra.linuxmint.com petra/main i386 Packages [655 B]
Hit http://archive.canonical.com saucy Release.gpg
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com saucy-security/restricted amd64 Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy Release.gpg
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com saucy-security/universe amd64 Packages
Get:8 http://packages.linuxmint.com petra/upstream amd64 Packages [23.3 kB]
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com saucy-security/multiverse amd64 Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy-updates Release.gpg
Hit http://archive.canonical.com saucy Release
Hit http://archive.getdeb.net saucy-getdeb InRelease
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com saucy-security/main i386 Packages
Get:9 http://packages.linuxmint.com petra/import amd64 Packages [40.1 kB]
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com saucy-security/restricted i386 Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy Release
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com saucy-security/universe i386 Packages
Hit http://archive.canonical.com saucy/partner amd64 Packages
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com saucy-security/multiverse i386 Packages
Get:10 http://packages.linuxmint.com petra/main i386 Packages [28.7 kB]
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy-updates Release
Hit http://archive.canonical.com saucy/partner i386 Packages
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com saucy-security/main Translation-en
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy/main amd64 Packages
Hit http://archive.getdeb.net saucy-getdeb/apps amd64 Packages
Get:11 http://packages.linuxmint.com petra/upstream i386 Packages [23.3 kB]
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com saucy-security/multiverse Translation-en
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy/restricted amd64 Packages
Get:12 http://packages.linuxmint.com petra/import i386 Packages [40.5 kB]
Ign http://extra.linuxmint.com petra/main Translation-en_US
Ign http://extra.linuxmint.com petra/main Translation-en
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy/universe amd64 Packages
Hit http://archive.getdeb.net saucy-getdeb/apps i386 Packages
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com saucy-security/restricted Translation-en
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy/multiverse amd64 Packages
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com saucy-security/universe Translation-en
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy/main i386 Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy/restricted i386 Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy/universe i386 Packages
Ign http://security.ubuntu.com saucy-security/main Translation-en_US
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy/multiverse i386 Packages
Ign http://security.ubuntu.com saucy-security/multiverse Translation-en_US
Ign http://archive.canonical.com saucy/partner Translation-en_US
Ign http://security.ubuntu.com saucy-security/restricted Translation-en_US
Ign http://security.ubuntu.com saucy-security/universe Translation-en_US
Ign http://archive.canonical.com saucy/partner Translation-en
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy/main Translation-en
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy/multiverse Translation-en
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com petra/import Translation-en_US
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com petra/import Translation-en
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com petra/main Translation-en_US
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com petra/main Translation-en
Ign http://archive.getdeb.net saucy-getdeb/apps Translation-en_US
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com petra/upstream Translation-en_US
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com petra/upstream Translation-en
Ign http://archive.getdeb.net saucy-getdeb/apps Translation-en
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy/restricted Translation-en
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy/universe Translation-en
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy-updates/main amd64 Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy-updates/restricted amd64 Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy-updates/universe amd64 Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy-updates/multiverse amd64 Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy-updates/main i386 Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy-updates/restricted i386 Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy-updates/universe i386 Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy-updates/multiverse i386 Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy-updates/main Translation-en
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy-updates/multiverse Translation-en
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy-updates/restricted Translation-en
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy-updates/universe Translation-en
Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy/main Translation-en_US
Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy/multiverse Translation-en_US
Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy/restricted Translation-en_US
Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy/universe Translation-en_US
Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy-updates/main Translation-en_US
Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy-updates/multiverse Translation-en_US
Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy-updates/restricted Translation-en_US
Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy-updates/universe Translation-en_US
Fetched 209 kB in 7s (27.0 kB/s)
Reading package lists... Done
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://packages.linuxmint.com/ petra/main amd64 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/packages.linuxmint.com_dists_petra_main_binary-amd64_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://packages.linuxmint.com/ petra/upstream amd64 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/packages.linuxmint.com_dists_petra_upstream_binary-amd64_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://packages.linuxmint.com/ petra/import amd64 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/packages.linuxmint.com_dists_petra_import_binary-amd64_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://packages.linuxmint.com/ petra/main i386 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/packages.linuxmint.com_dists_petra_main_binary-i386_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://packages.linuxmint.com/ petra/upstream i386 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/packages.linuxmint.com_dists_petra_upstream_binary-i386_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://packages.linuxmint.com/ petra/import i386 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/packages.linuxmint.com_dists_petra_import_binary-i386_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy/main amd64 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy_main_binary-amd64_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy/restricted amd64 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy_restricted_binary-amd64_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy/universe amd64 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy_universe_binary-amd64_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy/multiverse amd64 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy_multiverse_binary-amd64_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy/main i386 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy_main_binary-i386_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy/restricted i386 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy_restricted_binary-i386_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy/universe i386 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy_universe_binary-i386_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy/multiverse i386 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy_multiverse_binary-i386_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-updates/main amd64 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy-updates_main_binary-amd64_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-updates/restricted amd64 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy-updates_restricted_binary-amd64_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-updates/universe amd64 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy-updates_universe_binary-amd64_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-updates/multiverse amd64 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy-updates_multiverse_binary-amd64_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-updates/main i386 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy-updates_main_binary-i386_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-updates/restricted i386 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy-updates_restricted_binary-i386_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-updates/universe i386 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy-updates_universe_binary-i386_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-updates/multiverse i386 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy-updates_multiverse_binary-i386_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-security/main amd64 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/security.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy-security_main_binary-amd64_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-security/restricted amd64 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/security.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy-security_restricted_binary-amd64_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-security/universe amd64 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/security.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy-security_universe_binary-amd64_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-security/multiverse amd64 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/security.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy-security_multiverse_binary-amd64_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-security/main i386 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/security.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy-security_main_binary-i386_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-security/restricted i386 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/security.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy-security_restricted_binary-i386_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-security/universe i386 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/security.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy-security_universe_binary-i386_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-security/multiverse i386 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/security.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy-security_multiverse_binary-i386_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ saucy/partner amd64 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.canonical.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy_partner_binary-amd64_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ saucy/partner i386 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.canonical.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy_partner_binary-i386_Packages)
W: You may want to run apt-get update to correct these problems
mark@zareson-limbo6220a ~ $ apt-get update
E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (13: Permission denied)
E: Unable to lock directory /var/lib/apt/lists/
E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (13: Permission denied)
E: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/), are you root?
mark@zareson-limbo6220a ~ $ sudo apt-get update
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com petra InRelease
Ign http://extra.linuxmint.com petra InRelease
Get:1 http://packages.linuxmint.com petra Release.gpg [198 B]
Get:2 http://extra.linuxmint.com petra Release.gpg [198 B]
Get:3 http://packages.linuxmint.com petra Release [18.5 kB]
Get:4 http://extra.linuxmint.com petra Release [3,090 B]
Ign http://security.ubuntu.com saucy-security InRelease
Ign http://archive.canonical.com saucy InRelease
Get:5 http://extra.linuxmint.com petra/main amd64 Packages [655 B]
Get:6 http://packages.linuxmint.com petra/main amd64 Packages [29.3 kB]
Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy InRelease
Get:7 http://extra.linuxmint.com petra/main i386 Packages [655 B]
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com saucy-security Release.gpg
Hit http://archive.canonical.com saucy Release.gpg
Get:8 http://packages.linuxmint.com petra/upstream amd64 Packages [23.3 kB]
Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy-updates InRelease
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com saucy-security Release
Get:9 http://packages.linuxmint.com petra/import amd64 Packages [40.1 kB]
Hit http://archive.canonical.com saucy Release
Hit http://archive.getdeb.net saucy-getdeb InRelease
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com saucy-security/main amd64 Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy Release.gpg
Get:10 http://packages.linuxmint.com petra/main i386 Packages [28.7 kB]
Hit http://archive.canonical.com saucy/partner amd64 Packages
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com saucy-security/restricted amd64 Packages
Get:11 http://packages.linuxmint.com petra/upstream i386 Packages [23.3 kB]
Get:12 http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy-updates Release.gpg [933 B]
Hit http://archive.canonical.com saucy/partner i386 Packages
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com saucy-security/universe amd64 Packages
Hit http://archive.getdeb.net saucy-getdeb/apps amd64 Packages
Get:13 http://packages.linuxmint.com petra/import i386 Packages [40.5 kB]
Ign http://extra.linuxmint.com petra/main Translation-en_US
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy Release
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com saucy-security/multiverse amd64 Packages
Ign http://extra.linuxmint.com petra/main Translation-en
Hit http://archive.getdeb.net saucy-getdeb/apps i386 Packages
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com saucy-security/main i386 Packages
Get:14 http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy-updates Release [49.6 kB]
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com saucy-security/restricted i386 Packages
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com saucy-security/universe i386 Packages
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com saucy-security/multiverse i386 Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy/main amd64 Packages
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com saucy-security/main Translation-en
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy/restricted amd64 Packages
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com saucy-security/multiverse Translation-en
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy/universe amd64 Packages
Ign http://archive.canonical.com saucy/partner Translation-en_US
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy/multiverse amd64 Packages
Ign http://archive.canonical.com saucy/partner Translation-en
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy/main i386 Packages
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy/restricted i386 Packages
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com petra/import Translation-en_US
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy/universe i386 Packages
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com petra/import Translation-en
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com petra/main Translation-en_US
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com saucy-security/restricted Translation-en
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy/multiverse i386 Packages
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com petra/main Translation-en
Ign http://archive.getdeb.net saucy-getdeb/apps Translation-en_US
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com petra/upstream Translation-en_US
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com petra/upstream Translation-en
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com saucy-security/universe Translation-en
Ign http://archive.getdeb.net saucy-getdeb/apps Translation-en
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy/main Translation-en
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy/multiverse Translation-en
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy/restricted Translation-en
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy/universe Translation-en
Get:15 http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy-updates/main amd64 Packages [203 kB]
Ign http://security.ubuntu.com saucy-security/main Translation-en_US
Ign http://security.ubuntu.com saucy-security/multiverse Translation-en_US
Ign http://security.ubuntu.com saucy-security/restricted Translation-en_US
Ign http://security.ubuntu.com saucy-security/universe Translation-en_US
Get:16 http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy-updates/restricted amd64 Packages [14 B]
Get:17 http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy-updates/universe amd64 Packages [149 kB]
Get:18 http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy-updates/multiverse amd64 Packages [1,563 B]
Get:19 http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy-updates/main i386 Packages [201 kB]
Get:20 http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy-updates/restricted i386 Packages [14 B]
Get:21 http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy-updates/universe i386 Packages [149 kB]
Get:22 http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy-updates/multiverse i386 Packages [1,777 B]
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy-updates/main Translation-en
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy-updates/multiverse Translation-en
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy-updates/restricted Translation-en
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy-updates/universe Translation-en
Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy/main Translation-en_US
Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy/multiverse Translation-en_US
Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy/restricted Translation-en_US
Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy/universe Translation-en_US
Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy-updates/main Translation-en_US
Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy-updates/multiverse Translation-en_US
Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy-updates/restricted Translation-en_US
Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com saucy-updates/universe Translation-en_US
Fetched 965 kB in 11s (82.4 kB/s)
Reading package lists... Done
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://packages.linuxmint.com/ petra/main amd64 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/packages.linuxmint.com_dists_petra_main_binary-amd64_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://packages.linuxmint.com/ petra/upstream amd64 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/packages.linuxmint.com_dists_petra_upstream_binary-amd64_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://packages.linuxmint.com/ petra/import amd64 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/packages.linuxmint.com_dists_petra_import_binary-amd64_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://packages.linuxmint.com/ petra/main i386 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/packages.linuxmint.com_dists_petra_main_binary-i386_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://packages.linuxmint.com/ petra/upstream i386 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/packages.linuxmint.com_dists_petra_upstream_binary-i386_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://packages.linuxmint.com/ petra/import i386 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/packages.linuxmint.com_dists_petra_import_binary-i386_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy/main amd64 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy_main_binary-amd64_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy/restricted amd64 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy_restricted_binary-amd64_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy/universe amd64 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy_universe_binary-amd64_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy/multiverse amd64 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy_multiverse_binary-amd64_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy/main i386 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy_main_binary-i386_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy/restricted i386 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy_restricted_binary-i386_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy/universe i386 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy_universe_binary-i386_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy/multiverse i386 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy_multiverse_binary-i386_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-updates/main amd64 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy-updates_main_binary-amd64_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-updates/restricted amd64 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy-updates_restricted_binary-amd64_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-updates/universe amd64 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy-updates_universe_binary-amd64_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-updates/multiverse amd64 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy-updates_multiverse_binary-amd64_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-updates/main i386 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy-updates_main_binary-i386_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-updates/restricted i386 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy-updates_restricted_binary-i386_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-updates/universe i386 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy-updates_universe_binary-i386_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-updates/multiverse i386 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy-updates_multiverse_binary-i386_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-security/main amd64 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/security.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy-security_main_binary-amd64_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-security/restricted amd64 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/security.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy-security_restricted_binary-amd64_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-security/universe amd64 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/security.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy-security_universe_binary-amd64_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-security/multiverse amd64 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/security.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy-security_multiverse_binary-amd64_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-security/main i386 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/security.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy-security_main_binary-i386_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-security/restricted i386 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/security.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy-security_restricted_binary-i386_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-security/universe i386 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/security.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy-security_universe_binary-i386_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-security/multiverse i386 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/security.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy-security_multiverse_binary-i386_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ saucy/partner amd64 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.canonical.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy_partner_binary-amd64_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ saucy/partner i386 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.canonical.com_ubuntu_dists_saucy_partner_binary-i386_Packages)
W: You may want to run apt-get update to correct these problems

fuorviato 02-19-2014 04:29 AM

Attach your sources.list here so I can look how it's like now Don't paste it, use the attachment function.
Anyway, your package manager is at least now trying to refresh packages from the server. Which is good.

bumi 02-19-2014 08:18 AM

When I try to upload sources.list it says "invalid file", so I guess I have to paste it.

deb http://packages.linuxmint.com/ petra main upstream import
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy main restricted universe multiverse
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-updates main restricted universe multiverse
deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-security main restricted universe multiverse
deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ saucy partner

# deb http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu saucy-getdeb apps games



What about that checkAPT.py file that's no longer in there? Could that be a problem?

bumi 02-19-2014 08:31 AM

The bottom one with the # was unchecked in the manager, so I went into that and checked it and then reloaded updates but it still has the latest error. sources.list now looks like this

deb http://packages.linuxmint.com/ petra main upstream import
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy main restricted universe multiverse
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-updates main restricted universe multiverse
deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy-security main restricted universe multiverse
deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ saucy partner

deb http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu saucy-getdeb apps games

fuorviato 02-19-2014 09:29 AM

Don't worry about the last entry - it's just another 3rd repository for games.
What you could do is this:

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sudo su
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cd /var/lib/apt/lists
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rm *
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cd ..
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sudo apt-get update

bumi 02-19-2014 11:08 AM

same error I'm just pasting the bottom part
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu/ saucy-getdeb/apps amd64 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.getdeb.net_ubuntu_dists_saucy-getdeb_apps_binary-amd64_Packages)
W: Duplicate sources.list entry http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu/ saucy-getdeb/apps i386 Packages (/var/lib/apt/lists/archive.getdeb.net_ubuntu_dists_saucy-getdeb_apps_binary-i386_Packages)
W: You may want to run apt-get update to correct these problems

also this was the top
mark@zareson-limbo6220a ~ $ sudo su
[sudo] password for mark:
zareson-limbo6220a mark # cd /var/lib/apt/lists
zareson-limbo6220a lists # rm *
rm: cannot remove ‘partial’: Is a directory
zareson-limbo6220a lists # cd ..
zareson-limbo6220a apt # sudo apt-get update


What about reinstalling the updater?

fuorviato 02-19-2014 11:13 AM

Nope. It's a core component as such reinstalling it it's the last resort.
Repeat the steps I've given you before but instead of doing
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rm *
do rm -rf *
This will get rif of the directories as well.
Then issue: sudo apt-get update again.


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