Upgrade Works Partially

Brefly describe your issue below:
I’m running Parrot Security 4.8.

I was able to run sudo parrot-upgrade and the system updated however I’m getting the message that it’s failing to fetch packages.

What version of Parrot are you running? (include version (e.g. 4.6), edition(e.g. Home//KDE/OVA, etc.), and architecture (currently we only support amd64)
I’m running Parrot Security 4.8 64-bit.

What method did you use to install Parrot? (Debian Standard / Debian GTK / parrot-experimental)
I used a usb flash drive to install Parrot Security.

Configured to multiboot with other systems? (yes / no)

If there are any similar issues or solutions, link to them below:

If there are any error messages or relevant logs, post them below:
Unable to fetch some archives. Maybe run apt-get update or try with --fix-missing.

Can you post a screenshot of the error message ? There are several reasons for it failing to get pacakges.

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Prior to launch an upgrade, ALWAYS launch sudo apt update
But, please paste a screenshot of the error.

Yesterday the upgrade was unable to fetch. Today packages are being held back.

Here’s screenshot’s from yesterday and today.

Screenshot at 2020-04-16 13-38-58


After using sudo apt autoremove now there are warnings.
Screenshot at 2020-04-17 15-36-59

Its a simple repository redirection error. As you see the repository has https:// but the mirror doesn’t have SSL. So the redirection isn’t allowed. You can fix this by explicitly by specifying http:// in nano /etc/apt/sources.list.d/parrot.list
or change your mirror to http:// mirrors.mit.edu .

See this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GqNICo0FWRE

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That file doesn’t exit-


I typed it wrong.
The good news is I was able to change the mirror to http://mirrors.mit.edu/parrot/ rolling main contrib non-free.

Yeah my bad.
Edit: sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list.d/parrot.list
Did it work?

I did another update and everything went well.

Thanks you for your time and your help. :smiley:

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