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i got the same thing but first back up your HDD and then grab your UBUNTU SETUP DISK/DRIVE and use it to go into advanced options (if you can) and select REPAIR
you might be getting an error if your hosts or hostname file contain illegal characters. Only these symbols are permitted: a-z, A-Z, 0-9
In AWS, go to your vpc and turn on "DNS Hostnames".
Download it again via bittorrent. It's a better way. For many years, I always download Linux distros using bittorrent and always check the checksums. I can't remember any mismatch.
As Fabby indicates this can be done with dd however it can be a time consuming process and as dd doesn't provide status during the wipe I prefer to use dc3dd for these tasks. The command to wipe a drive with dc3dd is sudo dc3dd wipe=/dev/sdX where X is the drive you wish to wipe (a in your comment, c in my case). dc3dd will provide output regarding the ...
apt-get aborts when it wants interactive confirmation but can't read input from stdin. For example, anyone (with pending upgrades) can reproduce this behavior by redirecting /dev/null to stdin: skath@tahiti:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade < /dev/null Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... ...
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