unable to update ubuntu 16.04 machine. apt-get update apt-get upgrade failing. changed sources.list to xenial please advise

October 2, 2017 1.4k views
Linux Basics Ubuntu 16.04

How to fix with the current distribution you are providing

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I would recommend following the steps here on how to upgrade your Ubuntu distribution:


Hope that this helps!

by Brian Boucheron
<$>[warning] Warning: As with almost any upgrade between major releases of an operating system, this process carries an inherent risk of failure, data loss, or broken software configuration. Comprehensive backups and extensive testing are strongly advised. To avoid...
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