#StackBounty: #18.04 #apt #updates #proxy apt-get install behind proxy – Failed to fetch

Bounty: 50

Question was edited to include output "requested" in an answer.

This is yet another question regarding the error message E: Failed to fetch ... (example in Note 2 below).
What makes this question different (I guess) from the others I have seen is the following.

I am running Ubuntu 18.04LTS, behind a proxy.
I had a lot of packages with available updates (more than 200, I guess).

I could update many of the packages with no problem, and I ended up with 48 that I cannot install.

All of the packages not installed belong to bionic-updates/universe or bionic-updates/main.
And most are related to java or systemd.
The complete list is in Note 1 below.

How is it possible that some of the packages can be installed and some cannot?
What is a possible solution (other than connecting the PC without a proxy)?

EDIT: output "requested" in an answer is here.

$ find /etc/apt/ -name "*.list" -exec grep -iq http {} ; -exec egrep -v '^#|^$' {} ; | uniq 
deb [arch=amd64] http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main
deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ bionic main restricted
deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ bionic-updates main restricted
deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ bionic universe
deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ bionic-updates universe
deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ bionic multiverse
deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ bionic-updates multiverse
deb http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ bionic-backports main restricted universe multiverse
deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security main restricted
deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security universe
deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security multiverse
deb https://apt.kitware.com/ubuntu/ bionic main

Notes:

  1. Complete list of packages not installed
    ant ant-optional apport apport-gtk fwupd fwupdate fwupdate-signed gettext gettext-base jarwrapper junit4 libasm-java libcommons-collections3-java libcommons-compress-java libcommons-httpclient-java libdb5.3 libdb5.3-java libdb5.3-java-jni libecj-java libequinox-osgi-java libhsqldb1.8.0-java libjetty9-java libnss-systemd libobjenesis-java libpam-systemd libservlet3.1-java libsystemd0 libtomcat8-java linux-generic linux-headers-generic linux-image-generic openjdk-11-jdk openjdk-11-jdk-headless openjdk-11-jre openjdk-11-jre-headless openjdk-8-jdk openjdk-8-jdk-headless openjdk-8-jre openjdk-8-jre-headless python-pip-whl python3-pip snapd systemd
    

This was obtained with

$ sudo apt list --upgradable 2> /dev/null | sed 's//.*//' | tail +2 | sed -e ':a' -e 'N' -e '$!ba' -e 's/n/ /g'

To find which repo each one belonged, I used (printf "%30s"... helps visualizing in columns)

$ for p in $(sudo apt list --upgradable 2> /dev/null | sed 's//.*//' | tail +2 | sed -e ':a' -e 'N' -e '$!ba' -e 's/n/ /g') ; do printf "%30s" $p ; apt policy $p 2> /dev/null | tail +6 | head -1 ; done

This generates output like

                       ant        500 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-updates/universe amd64 Packages
  1. Sample error
    $ sudo apt-get install apport
    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree       
    Reading state information... Done
    The following packages will be upgraded:
      apport
    1 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 46 not upgraded.
    Need to get 125 kB of archives.
    After this operation, 20,5 kB of additional disk space will be used.
    Ign:1 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-updates/main amd64 apport all 2.20.9-0ubuntu7.17
    Err:1 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-updates/main amd64 apport all 2.20.9-0ubuntu7.17
      403  URLBlockDownload [IP: xxx.xxx.xxx3.xxx 80]
    E: Failed to fetch http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/a/apport/apport_2.20.9-0ubuntu7.17_all.deb  403  URLBlockDownload [IP: 10.1.33.101 80]
    E: Unable to fetch some archives, maybe run apt-get update or try with --fix-missing?


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