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pegasis
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repository issue package

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Hello

I am getting an error

any suggestions

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Re: repository issue package

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Choose a different Mirror in Software Sources, then click 'Update the cache'.

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Re: repository issue package

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Hello, pegasis.

I think that I can truethfully reassure you: you see a problem, where in fact there is no problem.
Linux Mint repos do not have the inRelease file, not LM 18.3, not LM 19.3, where I currently checked.
So in my case, when refreshing the local list of available software packages, I will read
[Failed] 0 InRelease http://packages.linuxmint.com/tricia InRelease
Linux Mint only provides the file Release.
See the line below the [Failed] line.

No need to fiddle around with different mirror servers. The result will be the same.

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Re: repository issue package

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changed package sources, still same problem

is it a problem, or not

The repository 'https://repo.skype.com/deb stable Release' does not have a Release file.Data from such a repository can't be authenticated and is therefore potentially dangerous to use.See apt-secure(8) manpage for repository creation and user configuration details.Failed to fetch https://repo.skype.com/deb/dists/stable ... ackages.gz 504 Gateway Time-outFailed to fetch https://repo.skype.com/deb/dists/stable ... en_US.lzma 504 Gateway Time-outFailed to fetch https://repo.skype.com/deb/dists/stable ... on-en.lzma 504 Gateway Time-outFailed to fetch https://repo.skype.com/deb/dists/stable ... kages.lzma 504 Gateway Time-outSome index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead.

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Re: repository issue package

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See if that repo.skype.com/deb is in Software Sources, Additional repositories. If so, disable or remove it there.

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Re: repository issue package

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I have had a problem with this for years when I uninstalled Skype. Some files stayed and they try to update. It was just a bother until recently now update gets stuck. I have to cancel to get out.
I do not know how to follow sleeper12's advice. "See if that repo.skype.com/deb is in Software Sources, Additional repositories. If so, disable or remove it there." Can you write it out so I can copy and paste into my terminal window?

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Re: repository issue package

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It's not a terminal command. Just go to Menu, Software Sources, Additional repos or PPA's & see it it's listed there. If it is, you can either disable or remove it.

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Re: repository issue package

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Hello, pegasis.
pegasis wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 5:02 pm
changed package sources, still same problem
is it a problem, or not
In your screenshot only the following message had been visible: [Failed] 0 InRelease http://packages.linuxmint.com/tricia InRelease
And as explained above, this is a pseudo problem. I.e. no problem.

The error related to the repo.skype.com website could be a temporary problem. - It had not been visible in your screenshot. -
repo.skype.com hosts the Microsoft Linux installation packages for
+ Skype for Linux and
+ Teams for Linux.
It seems that this repo has not been available since Friday at minimum.

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The repository 'https://repo.skype.com/deb stable Release' does not have a Release file.
Data from such a repository can't be authenticated and is therefore potentially dangerous to use.
See apt-secure(8) manpage for repository creation and user configuration details.
Failed to fetch https://repo.skype.com/deb/dists/stable/main/binary-all/Packages.gz  504  Gateway Time-out
Failed to fetch https://repo.skype.com/deb/dists/stable/main/i18n/Translation-en_US.lzma  504  Gateway Time-out
Failed to fetch https://repo.skype.com/deb/dists/stable/main/i18n/Translation-en.lzma  504  Gateway Time-out
Failed to fetch https://repo.skype.com/deb/dists/stable/main/binary-amd64/Packages.lzma  504  Gateway Time-out
Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead.
Switching your Mint/Ubuntu repo servers cannot have any positive effect on repo.skype.com.

As has been suggested already, either disable repo.skype.com using the Mint application "Software Sources" or remove it completely using the same application "Software Sources".

Best regards,
Karl
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Re: repository issue package

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There's another thread on the skype issue here:
viewtopic.php?p=1818668#p1818668

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Re: repository issue package

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:D thank you sleeper12 I used update and it jammed. Then I followed your instructions found skype in software sources deleted it and now update does not jam!

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Re: repository issue package

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OJiSan wrote:
Sun May 24, 2020 8:47 pm
:D thank you sleeper12 I used update and it jammed. Then I followed your instructions found skype in software sources deleted it and now update does not jam!
Ok, good to hear. :)

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