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Webmin update fails on Ubuntu 16.04

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dennis    2

Tried doing an update and webmin repository is throwing a bunch of errors

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$ sudo apt-get update
Hit:1 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease
Ign:2 http://download.webmin.com/download/repository sarge InRelease                                                                                            
Hit:3 http://download.webmin.com/download/repository sarge Release                                                                                              
Hit:4 http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease                                                                                
Hit:5 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease                                                                                   
Ign:6 http://webmin.mirror.somersettechsolutions.co.uk/repository sarge InRelease                                   
Get:7 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease [102 kB]                   
Ign:8 http://webmin.mirror.somersettechsolutions.co.uk/repository sarge Release                           
Get:9 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease [102 kB]                                
Ign:11 http://webmin.mirror.somersettechsolutions.co.uk/repository sarge/contrib i386 Packages.diff/Index           
Get:12 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports InRelease [102 kB]      
Ign:13 http://webmin.mirror.somersettechsolutions.co.uk/repository sarge/contrib all Packages
Ign:14 http://webmin.mirror.somersettechsolutions.co.uk/repository sarge/contrib Translation-en_US
Ign:15 http://webmin.mirror.somersettechsolutions.co.uk/repository sarge/contrib Translation-en
Ign:16 http://webmin.mirror.somersettechsolutions.co.uk/repository sarge/contrib i386 Packages
Ign:13 http://webmin.mirror.somersettechsolutions.co.uk/repository sarge/contrib all Packages
Ign:14 http://webmin.mirror.somersettechsolutions.co.uk/repository sarge/contrib Translation-en_US
Ign:15 http://webmin.mirror.somersettechsolutions.co.uk/repository sarge/contrib Translation-en
Ign:16 http://webmin.mirror.somersettechsolutions.co.uk/repository sarge/contrib i386 Packages
Ign:13 http://webmin.mirror.somersettechsolutions.co.uk/repository sarge/contrib all Packages
Ign:14 http://webmin.mirror.somersettechsolutions.co.uk/repository sarge/contrib Translation-en_US
Ign:15 http://webmin.mirror.somersettechsolutions.co.uk/repository sarge/contrib Translation-en
Ign:16 http://webmin.mirror.somersettechsolutions.co.uk/repository sarge/contrib i386 Packages
Ign:13 http://webmin.mirror.somersettechsolutions.co.uk/repository sarge/contrib all Packages
Ign:14 http://webmin.mirror.somersettechsolutions.co.uk/repository sarge/contrib Translation-en_US
Ign:15 http://webmin.mirror.somersettechsolutions.co.uk/repository sarge/contrib Translation-en
Ign:16 http://webmin.mirror.somersettechsolutions.co.uk/repository sarge/contrib i386 Packages
Ign:13 http://webmin.mirror.somersettechsolutions.co.uk/repository sarge/contrib all Packages
Ign:14 http://webmin.mirror.somersettechsolutions.co.uk/repository sarge/contrib Translation-en_US
Ign:15 http://webmin.mirror.somersettechsolutions.co.uk/repository sarge/contrib Translation-en
Ign:16 http://webmin.mirror.somersettechsolutions.co.uk/repository sarge/contrib i386 Packages
Ign:13 http://webmin.mirror.somersettechsolutions.co.uk/repository sarge/contrib all Packages
Ign:14 http://webmin.mirror.somersettechsolutions.co.uk/repository sarge/contrib Translation-en_US
Ign:15 http://webmin.mirror.somersettechsolutions.co.uk/repository sarge/contrib Translation-en
Err:16 http://webmin.mirror.somersettechsolutions.co.uk/repository sarge/contrib i386 Packages
  404  Not Found
Fetched 306 kB in 4s (68.2 kB/s)
Reading package lists... Done
W: The repository 'http://webmin.mirror.somersettechsolutions.co.uk/repository sarge 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 http://webmin.mirror.somersettechsolutions.co.uk/repository/dists/sarge/contrib/binary-i386/Packages  404  Not Found
E: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead.


 

The fix for me was to just remove the repository that is causing all the errors

sudo vi /etc/apt/sources.list
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deb http://download.webmin.com/download/repository sarge contrib # disabled on upgrade to precise
#deb http://webmin.mirror.somersettechsolutions.co.uk/repository sarge contrib # disabled on upgrade to precis

Now all is good.

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