Page 1 of 1

Mint updater does not find any update

Posted: Sun Nov 11, 2018 1:05 pm
by MateoEstradaR
I'm getting this error a couple of weeks ago, i thought there were no longer updates for the system but it's weird because i have another computer with the OS and i get updates daily, there's no error or anything in the update manager it just says "Your system is up to date" Thanks

Re: Mint updater does not find any update

Posted: Sun Nov 11, 2018 1:49 pm
by richyrich
Please try this Terminal command, then copy the complete output, and paste it back here in a reply.
(please paste it between the Code tags, the button (</>) that you see above the text box when you reply).

apt update

Re: Mint updater does not find any update

Posted: Sun Nov 11, 2018 2:19 pm
by MateoEstradaR

Code: Select all

mateo@mateo-Sobremesa:~$ apt update
[sudo] contraseña para mateo: 
Lo sentimos, vuelva a intentarlo.
[sudo] contraseña para mateo: 
Obj:1 http://mirror.edatel.net.co/ubuntu bionic InRelease
Obj:2 http://mirror.edatel.net.co/ubuntu bionic-updates InRelease              
Obj:3 http://mirror.edatel.net.co/ubuntu bionic-backports InRelease            
Obj:4 http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu bionic InRelease                     
Des:5 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security InRelease [83,2 kB]    
Obj:6 http://ppa.launchpad.net/openshot.developers/ppa/ubuntu bionic InRelease 
Ign:7 http://mirrors.evowise.com/linuxmint/packages tara InRelease             
Ign:8 http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/strycore/xUbuntu_18.04 ./ InRelease
Obj:9 http://mirrors.evowise.com/linuxmint/packages tara Release               
Obj:10 https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu bionic InRelease               
Obj:11 http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/strycore/xUbuntu_18.04 ./ Release
Obj:12 http://ppa.launchpad.net/webupd8team/java/ubuntu bionic InRelease       
Des:14 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security/main amd64 DEP-11 Metadata [204 B]
Des:15 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security/universe amd64 DEP-11 Metadata [9.404 B]
Descargados 92,8 kB en 5s (20,6 kB/s)                                
Leyendo lista de paquetes... Hecho
Creando árbol de dependencias       
Leyendo la información de estado... Hecho
Todos los paquetes están actualizados.
Sorry if it's in Spanish.

Re: Mint updater does not find any update

Posted: Sun Nov 11, 2018 2:24 pm
by ricardogroetaers
At first glance nothing wrong.
is the repository list up-to-date?
Is the list of packages up to date?
How is your manager configured? Example:

In the figure below levels 1 and 2 marked as visible and safe. Manager shows updates available and not installed.
https://i.imgur.com/nchLQ9Q.png

Already in the figure below only level 3 marked only as visible and unmarked as safe. In this condition the manager shows updated system.
http://i.imgur.com/ZMpoGWG.png

Re: Mint updater does not find any update

Posted: Sun Nov 11, 2018 2:56 pm
by MateoEstradaR
I configured every level again and again, even restored the default repositories, it took a lot updating the apt cache but still no updates :(

Re: Mint updater does not find any update

Posted: Sun Nov 11, 2018 3:17 pm
by richyrich
I do not see any errors. (if there is in Spanish, please let me know.)
The only other thing I can think of, is to try a different main server from the Software Sources program.

Re: Mint updater does not find any update

Posted: Sun Nov 11, 2018 3:43 pm
by MateoEstradaR
I don't know what to do now, the weird thing is that shows no error messages and i can use apt normally to install programs, i think i'm gonna re-install linux mint and see if that solves the problem. Thanks

Re: Mint updater does not find any update

Posted: Sun Nov 11, 2018 4:55 pm
by gm10
MateoEstradaR wrote:
Sun Nov 11, 2018 3:43 pm
I don't know what to do now, the weird thing is that shows no error messages and i can use apt normally to install programs, i think i'm gonna re-install linux mint and see if that solves the problem. Thanks
That's a bit extreme of a solution. Run

Code: Select all

sudo rm -rfv /var/lib/apt/lists/*
followed by

Code: Select all

apt update
See if it tells you there are updates available. If it doesn't, post output of

Code: Select all

apt policy xdg-utils

Re: Mint updater does not find any update

Posted: Sun Nov 11, 2018 5:59 pm
by MateoEstradaR
Well, the first command line deleted kinda... Lots of files, but still no updates available ;-;

Code: Select all

xdg-utils:
  Instalados: 1.1.2-1ubuntu2.3
  Candidato:  1.1.2-1ubuntu2.3
  Tabla de versión:
 *** 1.1.2-1ubuntu2.3 500
        500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-updates/main amd64 Packages
        500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-updates/main i386 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
     1.1.2-1ubuntu2.2 500
        500 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security/main amd64 Packages
        500 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security/main i386 Packages
     1.1.2-1ubuntu2 500
        500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic/main amd64 Packages
        500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic/main i386 Packages
That's the output of the other command you told me

Re: Mint updater does not find any update

Posted: Sun Nov 11, 2018 6:12 pm
by MateoEstradaR
i've been also watching the update manager closely.... When it's downloading the files, opensuse and something like "Linux mint tara" fail when downloading

Re: Mint updater does not find any update

Posted: Sun Nov 11, 2018 6:18 pm
by gm10
MateoEstradaR wrote:
Sun Nov 11, 2018 5:59 pm
That's the output of the other command you told me
Thanks. What that shows is that you are receiving updates just fine. You've got the version installed which was released this week. So either somebody else on your system is applying the updates before you get to see them or you've got automatic updates enabled to the same effect.

Re: Mint updater does not find any update

Posted: Mon Nov 12, 2018 2:39 pm
by MateoEstradaR
gm10 wrote:
Sun Nov 11, 2018 6:18 pm
MateoEstradaR wrote:
Sun Nov 11, 2018 5:59 pm
That's the output of the other command you told me
Thanks. What that shows is that you are receiving updates just fine. You've got the version installed which was released this week. So either somebody else on your system is applying the updates before you get to see them or you've got automatic updates enabled to the same effect.
Today i've got an update notification :) i think i was scared because i'm used to get an update notification every day,thanks for beeing pacient with me :cry: