Public bug reported:

Occasionally, repository owners change related information, keys, etc.
This generally causes apt to issue an error to the user, such as:

Reading package lists... Done                      
E: Repository '<author>/<package>/ubuntu disco 
InRelease' changed its 'Label' value from '<some old long label>' to '<some new 
long label>'
N: This must be accepted explicitly before updates for this repository can be 
applied. See apt-secure(8) manpage for details.

When using "apt" on the command line, the system asks:

Do you want to accept these changes and continue updating from this
repository? [y/N]

Synaptic will report the error, but does nothing to allow the user to
accept changes.  The older "apt-get" tool does the same unless a
--allow-releaseinfo-change update" switch is given:

sudo apt-get --allow-releaseinfo-change update

I suggest an enhancement to allow synaptic to somehow "accept the
changes" for the affected repository(s).

** Affects: synaptic (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

** Tags: accept apt explicit

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