error on apt-get update

Bug #1607586 reported by imran shakil on 2016-07-29
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Bug Description

Using Ubuntu 16.04
Pinta runs fine but when i use "sudo apt-get update" getting following msg

W: The repository ' xenial Release' does not have a Release file.
N: Data from such a repository can't be authenticated and is therefore potentially dangerous to use.
N: See apt-secure(8) manpage for repository creation and user configuration details.
E: Failed to fetch 404 Not Found
E: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead.

Ran into the same error; please fix.

Rob Davis (therobyouknow) wrote :

Same problem. Solved it by installing via Ubuntu Software Center graphical Desktop application rather than command line.

But first I removed the problematic ppa ref by doing (so that I no longer see the error when doing a general update)

cd /etc/apt/sources.list.d

/etc/apt/sources.list.d$ ls

/etc/apt/sources.list.d$ sudo rm -Rf rm pinta-maintainers-ubuntu-pinta-stable-xenial.list pinta-m

You do need to fix this, please, for the command line route to installing, as in: - as these steps just don't work for Ubuntu 16.04 as myself and the other poster have found. Thank you.

imran shakil (imranippu) wrote :

Thank you very much Davis. you are correct, after re-installing from ubuntu software center, error and warnings are gone. cheers.

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