View Full Version : [ubuntu] sudo apt-get update has no response

April 2nd, 2019, 01:55 PM
Dear Team,

The below command does not execute, it takes a very long time , the version of Ubuntu is 16.04

$ sudo apt-get update

It process hangs with the following:

Hit:1 http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian xenial InRelease
Hit:2 https://download.docker.com/linux/ubuntu xenial InRelease
Hit:3 http://ppa.launchpad.net/webupd8team/java/ubuntu xenial InRelease
Ign:4 http://sg.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease
Ign:5 http://sg.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease
0% [Waiting for headers]

I also tried with the ubuntu main server in the software update settings... still the same.

Can anyone help me out, please?

Thank you


April 2nd, 2019, 04:14 PM
Hi and welcome to the forums :-)

It seems there might be some issues with the Ubuntu repos:


Scroll through to see quite a few mentions of similar issues.

Hope this helps.