i am using ubuntu 12.04 lts. i m trying to update but i get an error

Failed to download repository information Check your Internet connection.

My internet connection is fine.

when i see details of the error an get this

W:Failed to fetch http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/dists/stable/Release Unable to find expected entry 'main/source/Sources' in Release file (Wrong sources.list entry or malformed file) , E:Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead.

any help please

marked as duplicate by karel, muru, Eric Carvalho, Amanda, Elder Geek Feb 9 '18 at 14:38

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Go to Software Sources > Other Software and Uncheck the checkbox against http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/dists/stable/Release and Click on Close.

Now go and check for updates.

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