Debian wheezy, update repository

MrMins asked:

I’m working with a Debian GNU/Linux 7.5 (wheezy)

When I check the file /etc/apt/sources.list The file has this line:

# Line commented out by installer because it failed to verify:
#deb http://security.debian.org/ wheezy/updates main

I tried to replaces for another repo line, but each time I replace it and run the command apt-get update after a while, I get:

E: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead.

What should I do to solve this problem?

My answer:


Debian wheezy is no longer supported. It is two major releases older than stable. It has not received any updates since 31 May 2018.

The resolution is to dist-upgrade to oldstable, or to stable.


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