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synaptic manager not open

Postby smart on Mon Feb 06, 2012 4:43 pm

E: Malformed line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/virtualbox.list (URI parse)
E: The list of sources could not be read.
please give me your suggestions how can i remove this error ?
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Re: synaptic manager not open

Postby xenopeek on Mon Feb 06, 2012 4:59 pm

Please share the output of the following command:
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cat /etc/apt/sources.list.d/virtualbox.list

Also, I'm assuming you tried to install VirtualBox manually by adding a ppa or a repository. Correct?
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Re: synaptic manager not open

Postby smart on Tue Feb 07, 2012 9:28 pm

yes i am trying to install a virtual box.now through a synaptic manager when i select the package and the error come "fix the broken package first " more detail is ( E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.
E: Error, pkgProblemResolver::Resolve generated breaks, this may be caused by held packages.
E: Unable to correct dependencies )
plz give me your suggestion.
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