Synaptic error

Asked by Mehman Jamalov on 2011-11-30

Hi, I have this error when I open Synaptic
E: Malformed line 55 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse)
E: The list of sources could not be read.
Go to the repository dialog to correct the problem.
E: _cache->open() failed, please report.

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Mehman Jamalov
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2011-12-02
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2011-12-02
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2011-12-02
enubuntu (mr.tennents) said : #1

Do this:
1. Open a terminal by hitting CTRL + ALT + T
2. Insert and run this command:
cat /etc/apt/sources.list

3. Copy and paste here all the output.

Mehman Jamalov (mcamalov) said : #2

mehman@Nexus:~$ cat /etc/apt/sources.list
# deb cdrom:[Ubuntu-Netbook 10.04 _Lucid Lynx_ - Release i386 (20100429.4)]/ lucid main restricted
# See http://help.ubuntu.com/community/UpgradeNotes for how to upgrade to
# newer versions of the distribution.

deb http://az.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ oneiric main restricted
deb-src http://az.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ oneiric main restricted

## Major bug fix updates produced after the final release of the
## distribution.
deb http://az.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ oneiric-updates main restricted
deb-src http://az.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ oneiric-updates main restricted

## N.B. software from this repository is ENTIRELY UNSUPPORTED by the Ubuntu
## team. Also, please note that software in universe WILL NOT receive any
## review or updates from the Ubuntu security team.
deb http://az.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ oneiric universe
deb-src http://az.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ oneiric universe
deb http://az.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ oneiric-updates universe
deb-src http://az.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ oneiric-updates universe

## N.B. software from this repository is ENTIRELY UNSUPPORTED by the Ubuntu
## team, and may not be under a free licence. Please satisfy yourself as to
## your rights to use the software. Also, please note that software in
## multiverse WILL NOT receive any review or updates from the Ubuntu
## security team.
deb http://az.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ oneiric multiverse
deb-src http://az.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ oneiric multiverse
deb http://az.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ oneiric-updates multiverse
deb-src http://az.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ oneiric-updates multiverse

## Uncomment the following two lines to add software from the 'backports'
## repository.
## N.B. software from this repository may not have been tested as
## extensively as that contained in the main release, although it includes
## newer versions of some applications which may provide useful features.
## Also, please note that software in backports WILL NOT receive any review
## or updates from the Ubuntu security team.
# deb http://az.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ lucid-backports main restricted universe multiverse
# deb-src http://az.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ lucid-backports main restricted universe multiverse

## Uncomment the following two lines to add software from Canonical's
## 'partner' repository.
## This software is not part of Ubuntu, but is offered by Canonical and the
## respective vendors as a service to Ubuntu users.
# deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu lucid partner
deb-src http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu oneiric partner

deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu oneiric-security main restricted
deb-src http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu oneiric-security main restricted
deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu oneiric-security universe
deb-src http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu oneiric-security universe
deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu oneiric-security multiverse
deb-src http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu oneiric-security multiverse
deb http://extras.ubuntu.com/ubuntu oneiric main #Third party developers repository
deb https://github.com/kaeppler/droid-fu oneric
deb-src https://github.com/kaeppler/droid-fu oneric
mehman@Nexus:~$

Open a terminal and type

gksudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list

and remove this lines:

deb https://github.com/kaeppler/droid-fu oneric
deb-src https://github.com/kaeppler/droid-fu oneric

or put a "#" at very beginning of this lines, see below:

# deb https://github.com/kaeppler/droid-fu oneric
# deb-src https://github.com/kaeppler/droid-fu oneric

save and retry

Mehman Jamalov (mcamalov) said : #4

It helped mee :)))) thanks very much