E:Release file for is expired

Posted August 27, 2018 3.4k views

When running apt-get update:

E:Release file for is expired (invalid since 5d 9h 42min 19s)

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Hey friend!

I checked to make sure everything is good on this side, and it looks to be. I’m going to recommend this as a potential fix:

rm -rf /var/lib/apt/lists/*
apt-get clean
apt-get update


This is happening on droplets that I just created, could there be something wrong with the base image?

Getting this in SGP1 on new droplet that was created a few minutes ago.

I’m seeing this right now in NYC3, freshly created Debian 9.5 droplet:

E: Release file for is expired (invalid since 6d 17h 55min 30s). Updates for this repository will not be applied.