'update-manager' unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information

Bug #313875 reported by jorabat on 2009-01-04
4
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
update-manager (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Michael Vogt

Bug Description

'update-manager'
 unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information.

error message:

E:Malformed line 16 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist)
E:The list of sources could not be read.'

Source list info:

deb http://dell-mini.archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ hardy main universe multiverse restricted
deb-src http://dell-mini.archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ hardy main universe multiverse restricted

deb http://dell-mini.archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ hardy-updates main universe multiverse restricted
deb-src http://dell-mini.archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ hardy-updates main universe multiverse restricted

deb http://dell-mini.archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ hardy-security main universe multiverse restricted
deb-src http://dell-mini.archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ hardy-security main universe multiverse restricted

deb http://dell-mini.archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ hardy-netbook-base main universe multiverse restricted
deb-src http://dell-mini.archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ hardy-netbook-base main universe multiverse restricted

deb http://dell-mini.archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ hardy-dell-mini main universe multiverse restricted
deb-src http://dell-mini.archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ hardy-dell-mini main universe multiverse restricted

deb file:/home/<mobil>?CustomDebs./

Was trying to set up the system to be able substitute internet explorer browsing for local MLS/Rapattoni database for R.E. search.

Please give an advise how to restore original settings.
Thank you,
Jora

jorabat (jorabat) wrote :
jorabat (jorabat) wrote :
description: updated
Michael Vogt (mvo) wrote :

Thanks for your bugreport.

It looks like the line "deb file:/home/<mobil>?CustomDebs./" is causing this problem. How did you add this? Manually via a text editor? Or with some application?

Changed in update-manager:
assignee: nobody → mvo
status: New → Incomplete

Manually.
Thank you,

On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 8:00 AM, Michael Vogt <email address hidden>wrote:

> Thanks for your bugreport.
>
> It looks like the line "deb file:/home/<mobil>?CustomDebs./" is causing
> this problem. How did you add this? Manually via a text editor? Or with
> some application?
>
> ** Changed in: update-manager (Ubuntu)
> Assignee: (unassigned) => Michael Vogt (mvo)
> Status: New => Incomplete
>
> --
> 'update-manager' unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the
> package information
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/313875
> You received this bug notification because you are a direct subscriber
> of the bug.
>
> Status in "update-manager" source package in Ubuntu: Incomplete
>
> Bug description:
> 'update-manager'
> unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information.
>
> error message:
>
> E:Malformed line 16 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist)
> E:The list of sources could not be read.'
>
> Source list info:
>
> deb http://dell-mini.archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ hardy main universe
> multiverse restricted
> deb-src http://dell-mini.archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ hardy main universe
> multiverse restricted
>
> deb http://dell-mini.archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ hardy-updates main
> universe multiverse restricted
> deb-src http://dell-mini.archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ hardy-updates main
> universe multiverse restricted
>
> deb http://dell-mini.archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ hardy-security main
> universe multiverse restricted
> deb-src http://dell-mini.archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ hardy-security main
> universe multiverse restricted
>
> deb http://dell-mini.archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ hardy-netbook-base main
> universe multiverse restricted
> deb-src http://dell-mini.archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ hardy-netbook-base
> main universe multiverse restricted
>
> deb http://dell-mini.archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ hardy-dell-mini main
> universe multiverse restricted
> deb-src http://dell-mini.archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ hardy-dell-mini
> main universe multiverse restricted
>
> deb file:/home/<mobil>?CustomDebs./
>
>
> Was trying to set up the system to be able substitute internet explorer
> browsing for local MLS/Rapattoni database for R.E. search.
>
> Please give an advise how to restore original settings.
> Thank you,
> Jora
>

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