synaptic package manager wont start

Asked by srikanth on 2011-09-20

i try to open my synaptic package manager but as it starts a error box pops up and reads as follows

"E: Malformed line 50 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (URI 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."

earlier i tried to include the repository "deb http://archive.canonical.com/ lucid partner"
from the terminal as follows
add-apt-repository "deb http://archive.canonical.com/ lucid partner".

can u tell me how i can fix my problem and reset my synaptic package manager

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2011-09-20

Please open a terminal by hitting CTRL + ALT + T than insert this command and run it:
cat /etc/apt/sources.list -n

than copy and paste here all the terminal says.

srikanth (srix01) said : #2

thank you
but i deleted the old source list and pasted the default from the net and it
worked
any more suggestions
thanks once again for replying

On Tue, Sep 20, 2011 at 3:51 PM, Enrico "eNry" Carafa <
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> Your question #171752 on synaptic in Ubuntu changed:
> https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/synaptic/+question/171752
>
> Project: Ubuntu => synaptic in Ubuntu
>
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> You received this question notification because you asked the question.
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So I think that now you have solved the question. If yes, please mark the question as solved.

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