Update error while installing Sweethome 3D {SOLVED}

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Update error while installing Sweethome 3D {SOLVED}

Post by Clarke33 » Sun Mar 18, 2018 9:55 pm

Ok, let me get this out of the way first.Total Noob, 63 and playing around with an old computer. Figured out how to install 18.3 but while trying to install Sweethome 3D, I must have done something wrong. I've got the big red X showing on the update icon. While trying to install Sweethome from the terminal this was the result: E:Malformed entry 2 in list file /etc/apt/sources.list.d/getdeb.list (component). Then the next line returned, E: the list of sources could not be read. After Googling some and reading a zillion different solutions, I ran gksu /usr/lib/linuxmint/mintsources/mintsources.py&. that entry returned [1] 25126 which is nothing like what the article is was reading said it should be. I'm kind of lost and needing a little help.
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Re: Update error while installing Sweethome 3D

Post by WharfRat » Sun Mar 18, 2018 10:33 pm

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Welcome to Linux Mint and the Linux Mint forum :)

It looks like you did something to the local repo list so paste back the results of inxi -r to have a look.
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Re: Update error while installing Sweethome 3D

Post by Clarke33 » Sun Mar 18, 2018 10:40 pm

pos: Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/getdeb.list
deb http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu yakkety-getdeb ap ps
deb http://archive.getdeb.net/unbuntu xenial-getdebapps
deb http://archive.getdeb.net/unbuntu yakkety-getdeb apps
deb http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu xenial-getdeb apps
Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/nilarimogard-webupd8-xenial.list
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/nilarimogard/webupd8/ubuntu xenial main
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/nilarimogard/webupd8/ubuntu xenial main
Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/official-package-repositories.list
deb http://packages.linuxmint.com sylvia main upstream import backport
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial main restricted universe multiverse
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates main restricted universe multiverse
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports main restricted universe multiverse
deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ xenial-security main restricted universe multiverse
deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ xenial partner

This is what the results were. Also thanks for the help!

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Re: Update error while installing Sweethome 3D

Post by WharfRat » Sun Mar 18, 2018 10:47 pm

Noting in that list appears to resolve to anything so temporarily move that file to you home and see if that fixes it

sudo mv /etc/apt/sources.list.d/getdeb.list ~ && sudo apt update
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Re: Update error while installing Sweethome 3D

Post by Clarke33 » Sun Mar 18, 2018 10:53 pm

Here are the results

E: Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable)
E: Unable to lock directory /var/lib/apt/lists/

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Re: Update error while installing Sweethome 3D

Post by WharfRat » Sun Mar 18, 2018 10:55 pm

The update applet might have been active and locked the folder so wait a few minutes.

If sudo apt update still returns an active lock then sudo rm /var/lib/apt/lists/lock and try it again.
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Re: Update error while installing Sweethome 3D

Post by Clarke33 » Sun Mar 18, 2018 10:58 pm

Will do. I'll give it a few minutes then try. If that doesn't work I'll post back tomorrow. Again, much thanks for the help!

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Re: Update error while installing Sweethome 3D

Post by Clarke33 » Sun Mar 18, 2018 11:02 pm

Looking better?
clarke33@clarke33-EL1333 ~ $ sudo apt update
Ign:1 http://packages.linuxmint.com sylvia InRelease
Hit:2 http://packages.linuxmint.com sylvia Release
Hit:3 http://ppa.launchpad.net/nilarimogard/webupd8/ubuntu xenial InRelease
Hit:4 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease
Get:5 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease [102 kB]
Hit:6 http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease
Get:7 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease [102 kB]
Get:9 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports InRelease [102 kB]
Get:10 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates/universe amd64 Packages [600 kB]
Get:11 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates/universe i386 Packages [555 kB]
Get:12 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports/universe amd64 Packages [7,084 B]
Get:13 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports/universe i386 Packages [7,060 B]
Fetched 1,475 kB in 3s (418 kB/s)
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
30 packages can be upgraded. Run 'apt list --upgradable' to see them.

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Re: Update error while installing Sweethome 3D

Post by WharfRat » Sun Mar 18, 2018 11:03 pm

No error :wink:
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Re: Update error while installing Sweethome 3D

Post by Clarke33 » Sun Mar 18, 2018 11:14 pm

So do I run : 'sudo apt update' again and then all is well?

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Re: Update error while installing Sweethome 3D

Post by WharfRat » Sun Mar 18, 2018 11:21 pm

Clarke33 wrote:
Sun Mar 18, 2018 11:14 pm
So do I run : 'sudo apt update' again and then all is well?
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You already updated the local repos so if you want to upgrade the 30 packages you would then run sudo apt upgrade
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Re: Update error while installing Sweethome 3D

Post by Clarke33 » Sun Mar 18, 2018 11:24 pm

Excellent! 👍👍! Thanks!

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