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I can't use APT because of this error:

$ sudo apt-get update
sudo: apt-get: command not found

If I run it without sudo I get permission denied, so what should I do?

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    Add the output of sudo -l and sudo /usr/bin/env to your post, and as text. Please don't post pictures of text.
    – muru
    Aug 4 '17 at 5:01
  • Since 16.04, you can use apt instead of apt-get -- have you tried that?
    – Zeiss Ikon
    Aug 4 '17 at 13:10
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  1. Load the environment variables for your user with . ~/$USER/.bashrc.
  2. Try usingsudo /usr/bin/apt-get update, see if you get the same error.
  3. If the above fails, become root and try executing the command.
  4. If the 4th step fails, search the system to see if you have the apt-get binary: sudo find / -name 'apt-get'
  5. If the binary is not found, maybe the system was not installed correctly.
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