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help!! new user to linux thiers something wrong with my repository

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#1 mexgirl87



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Posted 12 March 2006 - 01:26 PM

Hello, im a brand new user to linux, and im using ubuntu 5.10
the problem is that when i open the synaptic package manager i get this error message

E: Type 'ded' is not known on line 38 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list
E: This list of sources could not be read.
Go to the repository dialog to correct the problem.

I have no clue what this means can anybody help me?

thanks realy appriciate it.

#2 danleff


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Posted 12 March 2006 - 06:51 PM

If you manually added an entry of a repository to the /etc/apt/sources.lst file, or though synaptic, you mis-spelled the prefix deb.

Your prefix entry says ded not deb.

This needs to be corrected. An example is;

deb http://smarden.org/pape/Debian


ded http://smarden.org/pape/Debian

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