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How do I fix Malformed line in sources list in Ubuntu 13.04? [duplicate]

E: Malformed line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/bitdefender.list (dist parse) E: The list of sources could not be read. E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened. ...
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Using https for Synaptic software sources

Here is my problem: I only have access to public wireless services. On occasion I can use a service that does not interfere with Synaptic or apt-get or aptitude: i.e. the provider does not filter ...
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How do I fix this error from Synaptic when starting it?

I am now running 13.04. but for the last few upgrades I have been unable to run the Synaptic Package Manager. It starts, asks for the password, runs a few seconds, then gives this error message: E: ...
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Is there a way to tell how a program in Synaptic was originally installed?

I'm running RStudio. There's an update available, but the update isn't in Synaptic. Synaptic is aware of RStudio, however, and shows that it is installed. I think I may have installed it initially by ...
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sudo apt-get update giving error about duplicate

Getting an error about duplicate sources, how can I get around this?
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Can't install Gvim

I've installed Gvim and synaptic package manager on 12.04, Gvim had a warning each time I ran it from terminal. So I removed it and tried to install again but came with the following error from ...
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Assign highest priority to my local repository

Summary How can I make apt-get prefer local repository packages instead of downloading again the same package version from official repositories? The local repository is signed and trusted. We've ...
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Cannot find softwares installed via synaptic manager after accidentally deleting sources.list

I did a fresh install of ubuntu 12.04 over my earlier 11.10.I saved the sources.list from my previous installation to another partition and replaced the sources.list in /etc/apt/ of the current ...