Ubuntu 16.04 sources.list file. Might be useful.

Posted: April 25, 2016. At: 6:01 AM. This was 2 years ago. Post ID: 8928
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This sources.list file might be useful for an Ubuntu desktop user who has overwritten their file and needs a new one.

## SOURCES LIST FOR UBUNTU 16.04 LTS XENIAL XERUS
## ALSO FOR XUBUNTU 16.04, LUBUNTU 16.04
## AND KUBUNTU 16.04
## From: http://sites.google.com/site/easylinuxtipsproject
## This list is for the Main server; you might want to select a
## faster mirror server closer to you, with Software & Updates.
## Only fit for 16.04 LTS Xenial Xerus!
#
## SOURCES FOR ORDINARY UPDATES AND SOFTWARE:
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial main
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates main
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial restricted
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates restricted
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial universe
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates universe
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial multiverse
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates multiverse
#
## SOURCES FOR SECURITY UPDATES:
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security main
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security restricted
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security universe
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security multiverse
#
## BACKPORTS SOURCES (WITH LOWERED PRIORITY):
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports main
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports restricted
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports universe
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports multiverse
#
## PARTNER SOURCE (FOR SOFTWARE FROM
## PARTNERS OF CANONICAL):
deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu xenial partner

Put this in the sources.list file and run sudo apt-get update. An easy way to fix these problems. I had the wrong sources.list file, but this is how I fixed it.

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