Apt-get update doesnt pull

Clean droplet First command apt-get update on root user fails Removing /var/lib/apt/lists/* and cleaning apt-get clean doesn’t fix the problem Adding DNS doesn’t either I’m using IPV6 Pings to work

0% [Working]
Err:1 main InRelease      
  Could not resolve host:
Err:2 xenial InRelease                  
  Temporary failure resolving ''
Err:3 xenial-security InRelease              
  Temporary failure resolving ''
0% [Working]   ```

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It was a firewall problem, I blocked tcp upd all in digitalocean’s firewall, didn’t notice the huge title saying they are outbound.



That is interesting. Given that outbound ping works I think we can rule out a lot of possibilities. I’m going to go out on a limb and theorize that outbound DNS resolution (53/UDP) may be blocked. Try this:

iptables -I OUTPUT -p udp --dport 53 -j ACCEPT

See if that helps any.