[ubuntu-uk] HP sound card

Rob Beard rob at esdelle.co.uk
Tue Oct 27 18:55:12 GMT 2009

john wrote:
> I wrote asking for help with the sound card on a HP Pavilion pc. I
> decided to install the beta version 9.10 and hey presto, the sound works
> straight from the install and also this is the first time that the
> printer (also HP) has worked from an install.
> I think this is a superb distro and far superior to Windows XP.
> However, trying to install the dvd codecs from the medibuntu site I have
> caused a problem.
> The error message is;
> E: Malformed line 55 in source list /etc/apt/sources list(type)
> E: The list of sources could not be read.
> Go to the repository dialog to correct the problem.
> E: _cache->open0 failed, please report.
> I have opened the terminal and tried to modify the line(55)which has an
> unxplained {"} in a line of it's own.I am now unable to modify or
> install any software. I can not reload the sources after deleting the
> medibuntu packages list.
> I am trying to avoid another clean install  
> Any help please !
> John
Can you post the contents of your sources.list file?


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