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Monday, November 19, 2018

What to do when your ubuntu distro is End-of-Life

You may encounter the following when running

sudo apt -y update

W: Skipping acquire of configured file 'precise/cnf/Commands-amd64' as repository 'http://ca.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic InRelease' doesn't have the component 'precise' (component misspelt in sources.list?)


You can edit the source list (/etc/apt/sources.list) directly. And comment the line contains the end-of-line distro:

#deb http://ca.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic universe precise multiverse