could not initialize the package information

Bug #319473 reported by Corina on 2009-01-21
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Ubuntu Documentation
update-manager (Ubuntu)
Michael Vogt

Bug Description

Total info i got:
Could not initialize the package information an unresolvable problem while initializing package information. Please report this bug against the 'update manager' - package and include the following error message.
'E - Malformed line 63 in source list /etc-apt/sources.list(dist parse) E: the list of sources could not be read.'

Matthew East (mdke) wrote :

Hi Corina,

thanks for the bug. However, you've filed it against the ubuntu-doc project, rather than the update-manager package. I'll move the bug.

Can you please paste into a comment to this bug the contents of the file /etc/apt/sources.list.

Changed in ubuntu-doc:
status: New → Invalid
Michael Vogt (mvo) wrote :

Thanksf ro your bugreport.

This looks like your sources.list is corrupted,could you please attach the file /etc/apt/sources.list ?

Changed in update-manager:
assignee: nobody → mvo
status: New → Incomplete
Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

We are closing this bug report because it lacks the information we need to investigate the problem, as described in the previous comments. Please reopen it if you can give us the missing information, and don't hesitate to submit bug reports in the future. To reopen the bug report you can click on the current status, under the Status column, and change the Status back to New. Thanks again!.

Changed in update-manager (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Invalid
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