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I tried to reinstall sopcast with the following command:

sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list

but nothing happened, then I try the next command:

sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys CD30EE56

and I get the following error:

E: Type 'sudo' is not known on line 60 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list
E: The list of sources could not be read.

Could anyone please help me?

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i have ubuntu 12.04 –  petros Aug 5 '12 at 4:56
    

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You have append the second command to the sources.list with tee. Edit your sources.list with sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list. Remove the "sudo ..." line (should be the last) save and exit Ctrl+O Ctrl+X

Then update your sources with sudo apt-get update and you should be fine again.

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Hey German thanks for your answer!When i write " sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list. " it opens the file on terminal but there is nothing there,how i can read the file?the note in the end of the page doesn't help –  petros Aug 5 '12 at 5:17
    
try again without the dot at the end: "sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list" –  Germar Aug 5 '12 at 5:20
    
That works perfect,Thanks a lot man!!! –  petros Aug 5 '12 at 5:24

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