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Thread: Software Updater Prompt: Failed to download repository information

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    Question Software Updater Prompt: Failed to download repository information

    Hi Ubuntu Community,

    I'm getting this prompt everytime I run Software Updater:

    Screenshot from 2020-07-23 02-17-55.jpg

    I click OK and it'll update, but why am I getting this everytime and how can I correct it?
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    Re: Software Updater Prompt: Failed to download repository information

    I would investigate the output of sudo apt update to see if some repository is unreachable.

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    Re: Software Updater Prompt: Failed to download repository information

    The GUI hides a lot of detail. What is the output of
    Code:
    sudo apt update
    Thanks

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