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Whenever I try to update with update manager I get the following errors:

W:Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/precise/Release  Unable to find expected entry 'commercial/source/Sources' in Release file (Wrong sources.list entry or malformed file)
W:Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/precise-updates/Release  Unable to find expected entry 'commercial/source/Sources' in Release file (Wrong sources.list entry or malformed file)
W:Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/precise-backports/Release  Unable to find expected entry 'commercial/source/Sources' in Release file (Wrong sources.list entry or malformed file)
W:Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/precise-security/Release  Unable to find expected entry 'commercial/source/Sources' in Release file (Wrong sources.list entry or malformed file)
W:Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/iefremov/ppa/ubuntu/dists/precise/main/source/Sources  404  Not Found
W:Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/iefremov/ppa/ubuntu/dists/precise/main/binary-amd64/Packages  404  Not Found
W:Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/iefremov/ppa/ubuntu/dists/precise/main/binary-i386/Packages  404  Not Found
E:Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead.

Any help would be much appreciated, thank you.

Thank you very much Eliah. I'm still pretty new to Ubuntu. Here's the output I got from the terminal:

No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description:    Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
Release:    12.04
Codename:   precise

# See http://help.ubuntu.com/community/UpgradeNotes for how to upgrade to
# newer versions of the distribution.
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu precise main restricted commercial
deb-src http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu precise restricted main commercial multiverse universe #Added by software-properties

## Major bug fix updates produced after the final release of the
## distribution.
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu precise-updates main restricted commercial
deb-src http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu precise-updates restricted main commercial multiverse universe #Added by software-properties

## N.B. software from this repository is ENTIRELY UNSUPPORTED by the Ubuntu
## team. Also, please note that software in universe WILL NOT receive any
## review or updates from the Ubuntu security team.
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu precise universe
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu precise-updates universe

## N.B. software from this repository is ENTIRELY UNSUPPORTED by the Ubuntu 
## team, and may not be under a free licence. Please satisfy yourself as to 
## your rights to use the software. Also, please note that software in 
## multiverse WILL NOT receive any review or updates from the Ubuntu
## security team.
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu precise multiverse
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu precise-updates multiverse

## N.B. software from this repository may not have been tested as
## extensively as that contained in the main release, although it includes
## newer versions of some applications which may provide useful features.
## Also, please note that software in backports WILL NOT receive any review
## or updates from the Ubuntu security team.
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu precise-backports main restricted universe multiverse commercial
deb-src http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu precise-backports main restricted universe multiverse commercial #Added by software-properties

deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu precise-security main restricted commercial
deb-src http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu precise-security restricted main commercial multiverse universe #Added by software-properties
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu precise-security universe
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu precise-security multiverse

## Uncomment the following two lines to add software from Canonical's
## 'partner' repository.
## This software is not part of Ubuntu, but is offered by Canonical and the
## respective vendors as a service to Ubuntu users.
deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu oneiric partner
deb-src http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu precise partner

## This software is not part of Ubuntu, but is offered by third-party
## developers who want to ship their latest software.
deb http://extras.ubuntu.com/ubuntu precise main
deb-src http://extras.ubuntu.com/ubuntu precise main

## This is a 3rd party script to install and update Oracle Java
deb http://www.duinsoft.nl/pkg debs all

## Sun-Java6-JRE
deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu hardy-security main multiverse


** /etc/apt/sources.list.d/askubuntu-tools-ppa-precise.list:

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/askubuntu-tools/ppa/ubuntu precise main
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/askubuntu-tools/ppa/ubuntu precise main


** /etc/apt/sources.list.d/askubuntu-tools-ppa-precise.list.save:

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/askubuntu-tools/ppa/ubuntu precise main
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/askubuntu-tools/ppa/ubuntu precise main


** /etc/apt/sources.list.d/effie-jayx-turpial-oneiric.list:

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/effie-jayx/turpial/ubuntu precise main # disabled on upgrade to precise
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/effie-jayx/turpial/ubuntu precise main # disabled on upgrade to precise


** /etc/apt/sources.list.d/effie-jayx-turpial-oneiric.list.distUpgrade:

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/effie-jayx/turpial/ubuntu oneiric main
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/effie-jayx/turpial/ubuntu oneiric main


** /etc/apt/sources.list.d/effie-jayx-turpial-oneiric.list.save:

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/effie-jayx/turpial/ubuntu precise main # disabled on upgrade to precise
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/effie-jayx/turpial/ubuntu precise main # disabled on upgrade to precise


** /etc/apt/sources.list.d/getdeb.list:

# deb http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu oneiric-getdeb apps # disabled on upgrade to precise


** /etc/apt/sources.list.d/getdeb.list.distUpgrade:

deb http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu oneiric-getdeb apps


** /etc/apt/sources.list.d/getdeb.list.save:

# deb http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu oneiric-getdeb apps # disabled on upgrade to precise


** /etc/apt/sources.list.d/hotot-team-ppa-oneiric.list:

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/hotot-team/ppa/ubuntu precise main # disabled on upgrade to precise
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/hotot-team/ppa/ubuntu precise main # disabled on upgrade to precise


** /etc/apt/sources.list.d/hotot-team-ppa-oneiric.list.distUpgrade:

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/hotot-team/ppa/ubuntu oneiric main
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/hotot-team/ppa/ubuntu oneiric main


** /etc/apt/sources.list.d/hotot-team-ppa-oneiric.list.save:

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/hotot-team/ppa/ubuntu precise main # disabled on upgrade to precise
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/hotot-team/ppa/ubuntu precise main # disabled on upgrade to precise


** /etc/apt/sources.list.d/iefremov-ppa-precise.list:

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/iefremov/ppa/ubuntu precise main
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/iefremov/ppa/ubuntu precise main


** /etc/apt/sources.list.d/iefremov-ppa-precise.list.save:

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/iefremov/ppa/ubuntu precise main
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/iefremov/ppa/ubuntu precise main


** /etc/apt/sources.list.d/jockey.list:

deb http://www.openprinting.org/download/printdriver/debian/ lsb3.2 main-nonfree # disabled on upgrade to precise


** /etc/apt/sources.list.d/jockey.list.distUpgrade:

deb http://www.openprinting.org/download/printdriver/debian/ lsb3.2 main-nonfree


** /etc/apt/sources.list.d/jockey.list.save:

deb http://www.openprinting.org/download/printdriver/debian/ lsb3.2 main-nonfree # disabled on upgrade to precise


** /etc/apt/sources.list.d/plexydesk-plexydesk-dailybuild-precise.list:

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/plexydesk/plexydesk-dailybuild/ubuntu precise main
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/plexydesk/plexydesk-dailybuild/ubuntu precise main


** /etc/apt/sources.list.d/plexydesk-plexydesk-dailybuild-precise.list.save:

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/plexydesk/plexydesk-dailybuild/ubuntu precise main
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/plexydesk/plexydesk-dailybuild/ubuntu precise main


** /etc/apt/sources.list.d/precise-partner.list:

deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu precise partner #Added by software-center


** /etc/apt/sources.list.d/precise-partner.list.save:

deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu precise partner #Added by software-center


** /etc/apt/sources.list.d/private-ppa.launchpad.net_commercial-ppa-uploaders_crossover-pro_ubuntu.list:

# deb https://justin-dormandy:FBQjgLt5x6pHfTtxZlfp@private-ppa.launchpad.net/commercial-ppa-uploaders/crossover-pro/ubuntu precise main #Added by software-center disabled on upgrade to precise


** /etc/apt/sources.list.d/private-ppa.launchpad.net_commercial-ppa-uploaders_crossover-pro_ubuntu.list.distUpgrade:

cat: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/private-ppa.launchpad.net_commercial-ppa-uploaders_crossover-pro_ubuntu.list.distUpgrade: Permission denied


** /etc/apt/sources.list.d/private-ppa.launchpad.net_commercial-ppa-uploaders_crossover-pro_ubuntu.list.save:

cat: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/private-ppa.launchpad.net_commercial-ppa-uploaders_crossover-pro_ubuntu.list.save: Permission denied


** /etc/apt/sources.list.d/screenlets-ppa-precise.list:

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/screenlets/ppa/ubuntu precise main
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/screenlets/ppa/ubuntu precise main


** /etc/apt/sources.list.d/screenlets-ppa-precise.list.save:

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/screenlets/ppa/ubuntu precise main
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/screenlets/ppa/ubuntu precise main


** /etc/apt/sources.list.d/webupd8team-java-precise.list:

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/webupd8team/java/ubuntu precise main
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/webupd8team/java/ubuntu precise main


** /etc/apt/sources.list.d/webupd8team-java-precise.list.save:

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/webupd8team/java/ubuntu precise main
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/webupd8team/java/ubuntu precise main
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Please open a Terminal window (Ctrl+Alt+T) and run lsb_release -a; echo; cat /etc/apt/sources.list; for X in /etc/apt/sources.list.d/*; do echo; echo; echo "** $X:"; echo; cat $X; done. (You can paste that into the Terminal, rather than retyping it--this will reduce the likelihood of typos.) Then select all the text in the Terminal, copy it to the clipboard, and edit your question, adding it. (Use the <$> tool in the edit toolbar, which should make it presentable and hopefully will enable you to submit the edit even though it contains URL's, since the URL's will not be clickable.) –  Eliah Kagan Jun 1 '12 at 9:48
    
If that doesn't work, then instead paste it at paste.ubuntu.com, and edit your question to add the URL that you get from doing that. Once you've provided this information successfully (one way or the other), you can flag these comments as obsolete, so they don't distract from any other requests for information that may arise later. –  Eliah Kagan Jun 1 '12 at 9:49
    
So any ideas on how to fix this? Thanks. –  BioGuy Jun 3 '12 at 4:12
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