[ubuntu-uk] problem with synaptic- keeps closing down!!!
javadayaz at gmail.com
Wed Apr 16 18:27:22 BST 2008
please ignore ....i managed to fix it in the end!!!
thanks for yur help!! :)
On 16/04/2008, Andrew Oakley <andrew at aoakley.com> wrote:
> Javad Ayaz wrote:
> > 'E:Malformed line 40 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse),
> > E:The list of sources could not be read.'! "
> Your /etc/apt/sources.list file has become corrupt (maybe you added a
> new repository which wasn't valid, or edited it by hand?).
> Please can you post your /etc/apt/sources.list file and we'll have a
> look. You can do this by going into Applications - Accessories -
> Terminal and typing:
> cat /etc/apt/sources.list
> ...and then copy & paste. Also, which version of Ubuntu are you using?
> You can find this out by doing:
> cat /etc/lsb-release
> Andrew Oakley
> ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
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