Ubuntu – How to fix “E:The package linux-modules-5.4.0-56-generic needs to be reinstalled, but I can’t find an archive for it.”

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sudo apt update && sudp apt upgrade -y now shows the error message

E:The package linux-modules-5.4.0-56-generic needs to be reinstalled. But I can't find an archive for it.

and nothing proceeds.
How can I fix this problem?

Thanks.

Best Answer

This package has been removed from the repositories.

Run

sudo apt remove linux-modules-5.4.0-56-generic

But make sure you have another kernel installed.