[ubuntu-uk] repository screwup!!!

Eamonn Sullivan eamonn.sullivan at gmail.com
Mon Mar 5 18:32:05 GMT 2007

On 3/5/07, STONE COLD <javad_ayaz at hotmail.com> wrote:
> hi,
> i need some help. I accidentaly deleted some repositories and now im getting this error message.. and a constant little red box on the top toolbar ( informing me of an error). here is the error message:
> E: Type '/etc/apt/sources.list' is not known on line 30 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list
> E: The list of sources could not be read.
> Go to the repository dialogue to correct the problem.
> E: Type '/etc/apt/sources.list' is not known on line 30 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list
> E: Unable to lock the list directory
> I have no idea what this means..i got this after putting "/etc/apt/sources.list" in repostories, add , custom. I put in there...no idea what it means! Please help!!!

No problem, just go back into repositories and take out that
"/etc/apt/sources.list" item. That's not a repository, it's the *list
of your repositories.* If that's the worst you do to Linux, you'll be
fine. :-)


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