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How do I fix “malformed line” errors in sources.list?

When I tried to update Ubuntu with the terminal i get the following error:

E: Malformed line 59 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse)
E: The list of sources could not be read...

What does this mean? And how can I resolve this?

Lucio: ON the terminal I write sudo apt-get update

Web-E: after running cat /etc/apt/sources.list

I get all the data of the sources.list... the last ltwo ines (59 and 60) says like this

deb http://arechive.canonical.com/ precisepartner

deb-src http://arechive.canonical.com/ precisepartner

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marked as duplicate by jokerdino, Ringtail, Mitch, con-f-use, Jorge Castro Oct 30 '12 at 10:11

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What is the exactly command that are you entering? Edit your question and add it. –  Lucio Aug 14 '12 at 3:52
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Please run the following in terminal cat /etc/apt/source.list and edit your question with the output. You can open the file in gedit and into look line 59. The file is located under /etc/apt/source.list directory –  Web-E Aug 14 '12 at 4:14
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Change arechive to archive and also change precisepartner to precise partner on lines 59 and 60 of /etc/apt/sources.list .

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