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Open /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/01ubuntu using nano, like sudo nano /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/01ubuntu Then , type the following as it is: APT::Default-Release "xenial"; Clean your apt cache by running: sudo rm -rfv /var/lib/apt/lists/* Then create the the partial folder which was removed by the previous command: sudo mkdir -pv /var/lib/apt/lists/partial To ...
If you have problems with a "stuck" apt or the higher-level programs aptitude or synaptic, a cleaning of the apt cache may be necessary. This is especially the case after a distribution update. sudo apt clean is quick and easy and helps with a lot of stuck apt systems. I do it routinely after a lot of updates have been made, or after a dist-upgrade.
that mirror was broken untill earlier this morning , see the date and time on the Xenial folders. It should work now. http://ubuntu.mirror.lrz.de/ubuntu/dists/ Its best to use the standard redirector for your country instead as it would not have included a broken mirror. http://de.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/
Ok, from the description and your added info, I think it is because you are trying Ubuntu(live USB), so not all software repos are enabled. By default, live session only select main and restricted software as below pic: The software you wanted - clementine or synaptic are both in "Community-maintained free and open-source software". So you can enter in ...
The answer above is correct. But if the launcher that launches your synaptic is pkexec, you can change it by editing the synaptic.desktop on /usr/share/applications folder and change the Exec= synaptic-pkexec command to Exec= gksu synaptic %u then save it. By pressing ALT + F2, run gconf-editor , go to apps and gksu mark sudo-mode. That may do. You can ...
I solved it!.. I change the one that launches the synaptic by replacing Exec = synaptic-pkexec in usr/share/applications/synaptic.desktop pkexec is the one that manages authentication when you open synaptic(that is the flaw) which it doesn't authenticate you even though your root password is correct. I replace it to gksu synaptic %u then, save ...
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