Software updater no longer functional

MR ZenWiz mrzenwiz at gmail.com
Tue Jan 31 16:33:15 UTC 2017


On Tue, Jan 31, 2017 at 5:23 AM, Liam Proven <lproven at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 27 January 2017 at 22:00, MR ZenWiz <mrzenwiz at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> I just noticed something different - when I click on the red circle,
>> there is a greyed out message that says "A problem occurred when
>> checking for the updates."  Then I click on "Show Updates" nad they
>> show, but they don't update.  I have to use the command line to get
>> the updates.
>
> I've had that too. I regard it as a visual glitch and ignore it.
>
> Have you tried an apt cleanup?
>
> sudo apt clean
> sudo apt autoremove
> sudo apt purge
>
> ... then reboot.
>
Several times - no help so far.

Thanks.
MR



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