[Bug 1583862] Re: apt-get update hangs after hit/get

Robert Hooker sarvatt at gmail.com
Fri May 20 04:21:38 UTC 2016

killing appstream and changing archives apparently fixes it according to
the reddit thread

** Package changed: apt (Ubuntu) => appstream (Ubuntu)

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  apt-get update hangs after hit/get

Status in appstream package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  After typing "sudo apt-get update" the following happens, but then it hangs:
  Hit:1 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease
  Ign:2 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease                   
  Get:3 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease [94.5 kB]   
  Hit:4 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable Release                     
  Hit:5 http://apt.postgresql.org/pub/repos/apt xenial-pgdg InRelease            
  Get:6 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease [94.5 kB]    
  Get:7 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports InRelease [92.2 kB] 
  Hit:9 http://ppa.launchpad.net/neovim-ppa/unstable/ubuntu xenial InRelease     
  Hit:10 https://deb.nodesource.com/node_6.x xenial InRelease                    
  Fetched 281 kB in 0s (366 kB/s)

  Description:	Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
  Release:	16.04

    Installed: 1.2.10ubuntu1
    Candidate: 1.2.10ubuntu1
    Version table:
   *** 1.2.10ubuntu1 500
          500 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/main amd64 Packages
          100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
  Package: apt 1.2.10ubuntu1
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-22.40-generic 4.4.8
  Uname: Linux 4.4.0-22-generic x86_64
  ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2
  Architecture: amd64
  CurrentDesktop: Unity
  Date: Thu May 19 21:42:52 2016
  InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-04-27 (23 days ago)
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64 (20160420.1)
  SourcePackage: apt
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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