2

When I update my system using apt update or try to install a new package with aptitude or apt, I receive this error :

Error : GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.systemd1.UnitMasked : Unit packagekit.service is masked.

I tried this Cannot restart samba, samba.service is masked. This does not fix my problem. I also researched but can't find anything about this problem.

When I run the commands:

 Unit unit.service does not exist, proceeding anyway.

I use Ubuntu Budgie 17.10 - 64 Bit.

  • "When I run the commands:" What does this mean? Which commands did you run? – fosslinux Mar 20 '18 at 22:30
5

Try the following commands in a terminal:

sudo systemctl unmask packagekit.service
sudo systemctl start packagekit.service

Then reboot.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.