Slow upgrading and downloading

Nils Kassube kassube at
Mon Jul 4 04:58:50 UTC 2016

Scott Blair wrote:
> Lately when I have been upgrading or even installing a program, it
> takes 5 to 10 minutes. It just sits there for that time. After awhile
> it then begins the download and install. When installing a program I
> get this error message:
> W: Target Packages (universe/binary-amd64/Packages) is configured
> multiple times in /etc/apt/sources.list:18 and
> /etc/apt/sources.list:54

> Should I go in and edit out the duplicates? Or is it something else?

Yes you should remove the duplicates. There seem to be identical entries 
in lines 18 and 54 of your sources.list. But the 5-10 minutes delay is 
not caused by the duplicates. Maybe you are connected to a slow server, 
but that is only a wild guess.


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