Getting this error:

E: The repository 'cdrom://elementary OS 5.1 hera - stable amd64 (20191202) bionic Release' does not have a Release file.

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It looks like you have enable your CD-rom as part of your sourcelist. You need to disable it.

Open the terminal and type (or copy/paste):

sudo nano '/etc/apt/sources.list'

It should look like this:

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Set a # infront where it says deb cd-rom

So it looks like this: # deb cdrom:[elementary OS 5.1 hera - stable amd64 (20191202)]/ bionic contrib main non-free

Save: ctrl+o exit: ctrl+x

Now try again running the update:

sudo apt update

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