LinuxGuru asked this 1 year ago

Error updating Ubuntu - no longer has a Release file.

When running apt-get update I get the below error:
$ sudo apt-get update
Ign:1 http://europe-west1.gce.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu artful InRelease
Ign:2 http://europe-west1.gce.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu artful-updates InRelease
Ign:3 http://europe-west1.gce.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu artful-backports InRelea       se
Err:6 http://europe-west1.gce.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu artful-backports Release
  404  Not Found [IP: 35.195.241.40 80]
Hit:7 http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu artful InRelease
Hit:8 http://ppa.launchpad.net/certbot/certbot/ubuntu artful InRelease
Hit:9 http://ppa.launchpad.net/ondrej/apache2/ubuntu artful InRelease
Hit:10 http://ppa.launchpad.net/ondrej/php/ubuntu artful InRelease
Ign:11 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu artful-security InRelease
Err:12 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu artful-security Release
  404  Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.23 80]
Reading package lists... Done
E: The repository 'http://europe-west1.gce.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu artful Release' no longer has a Release file.
N: Updating from such a repository can't be done securely, and is therefore disabled by default.
E: The repository 'http://europe-west1.gce.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu artful-back ports Release' no longer has a Release file.
N: Updating from such a repository can't be done securely, and is therefore disabled by default.
N: See apt-secure(8) manpage for repository creation and user configuration details.
E: The repository 'http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu artful-security Release' no longer has a Release file.
N: Updating from such a repository can't be done securely, and is therefore disabled by default.
N: See apt-secure(8) manpage for repository creation and user configuration details.

 


Best Answer by gareth 1 year ago

Ubuntu 17.10 reached End Of LIFE 19th July 2018 .. You should upgrade to 18.04.

If that is not an option, Edit the sources.list and change to old-releases.ubuntu.com