Lubuntu apt problem

Hi, I have a problem with my laptop and lubuntu. It’s imposiible to upgrade/update/install/…
I’ve tried to populate /etc/apt/sources.list with this data but it doesn’t work.
(It doesn’t matter the country, Spain and UK,for instance, fail)

Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 17.10
Release: 17.10
Codename: artful

Could you help me?

It is out of support so it does not let you update, you should install a higher version. You have 18.04 (with LXDE desktop) with 3 years of support (April 2021) or 19.04 (with LXQt desktop) with nine months of support since April of this year.

I see that you are from Spain, you have a telegram or irc channel for support if you need it.

Check it out here:

Lubuntu 17.10 (in fact all Ubuntu 17.10 and flavors) reached EOL on July 19. 2018. (

Released in 2017-October (thus 17.10) the release had 9 months of support life, and should have been release-upgraded to Lubuntu 18.04 LTS prior to EOL (or just afterwards). After the release becomes EOL, archives move from to though no date is specified except it occurs after EOL is reached.

If you needed a longer life than 9 months, you should install LTS or long-term-support releases, as these are supported for 3 years for Lubuntu (and Ubuntu flavors). Lubuntu 18.04 LTS is the most recent LTS release.

If you want the latest LXQt desktop, a clean install of Lubuntu 19.04 is an option, or you can modify your system to let it update to 18.04 LTS (this should help with a sed script that will do what I mentioned above, but note there are no country mirrors for EOL releases)

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