I started getting an error message when I log in Failed to connect to ubuntu.com meta-release-lts

February 11, 2019 2.5k views
DNS Ubuntu 18.04

0 packages can be updated.
0 updates are security updates.

Failed to connect to https://changelogs.ubuntu.com/meta-release-lts. Check your Internet connection or proxy settings

No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS
Release: 18.04
Codename: bionic

ping changelogs.ubuntu.com
PING changelogs.ubuntu.com ( 56(84) bytes of data.
64 bytes from rubay.canonical.com ( icmpseq=1 ttl=52 time=70.7 ms
64 bytes from rubay.canonical.com ( icmp
seq=2 ttl=52 time=69.4 ms
64 bytes from rubay.canonical.com ( icmp_seq=3 ttl=52 time=70.3 ms
--- changelogs.ubuntu.com ping statistics ---
3 packets transmitted, 3 received, 0% packet loss, time 2003ms
rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 69.424/70.170/70.758/0.634 ms


1 Answer

Reading this: https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2391641
addressed it with this: sudo rm /var/lib/ubuntu-release-upgrader/release-upgrade-available

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