How To: Fix LMZA Error: Compressed Data is Corrupt

As far as Linux has come over the past few years, there are still the odd issues you might come across, one of which is whilst running updates, you may sometimes get support updates. If you find yourself with the following error or something similar then this quick how to may help you.

First of all in the terminal you will receive an error which tells you which software update has corrupted, make a note of this name as you will need it.

Then in the terminal enter the following commands:

  1. cd /var/cache/apt/archives
  2. sudo rm name_of_corrupt_file.deb
  3. sudo apt-get update
  4. sudo apt-get upgrade