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How to search for specific lines in Linux? [duplicate]

I recently received an error telling me that there was a problem on line 52. I am trying to learn what the best method is for finding lines instead of actually counting them. In Windows, I often used ...
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Malformed entry 63 in list file after upgrading to Gnome 16.04.01 [duplicate]

I ran into some problems with 14.04 version of Ubuntu Gnome. I couldn't run updates for weeks and whenever I tried I was greeted with the response "Check your internet connection". I found a lot of ...
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how to edit (or delete) sources list in commandline (no text editor, cannot install any new packages on limeted install) [duplicate]

I am running lubuntu (actually kodibuntu) as my server. whilst attempting to add a package there was an error in the sourceslist. config rendering synaptic package manager useless. I cant change the ...
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"E:Malformed line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/medibuntu.list (type)," [duplicate]

I want to update Ubuntu, but I see this message: E:Malformed line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/medibuntu.list (type), E:The list of sources could not be read., E:The package lists or ...
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Unable to find expected entry 'restricted/binary-amd64/Packages' in Release file [duplicate]

I use 64bit Ubuntu 14.04. When I run sudo apt-get update it gives the following error. Unable to find expected entry 'restricted/binary-amd64/Packages' in Release file W: Failed to fetch http://...
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How to solve the E:Malformed entry 55 in list file /etc/apt/sources.list (Component), problem [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu and so far I have this problem: I've tried to install skype and couldn't do it. Then the software "app" stop working and I get an error of Failed to load the package list, followed ...
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Malformed line in the source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist parse), don't let me use update manager? [duplicate]

Here is the error hope i can get some help, i show you the update manager and the line of the error, if you need something else just ask for it. E: Malformed line 59 in source list /etc/apt/sources....
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How do I remove virtualbox.list from etc/apt/sources.list.d/virtualbox.list [duplicate]

I am trying to update software of my Ubuntu 14.04 but there is an error: malformed line /etc/apt/sources.list.d/virtualbox.list (dist) ; access to this source denied. E:opening etc/apt/sources.list....
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How I can fix the error: Malformed entry 1 in list file /etc/apt/sources.list.d/dotnetdev.list (Component)? [duplicate]

I tried use remove malformed by doing follow this: How do I remove a malformed line from my sources.list?, but it's not successful. And after I type: sudo apt update, the result is still not change: ...
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Unable to find expected entry 'main/source/Sources' in Release file [duplicate]

$ sudo apt-get update Hit:1 https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu xenial InRelease Hit:2 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease ...
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How fix a malformed entry in this apt file [duplicate]

Here is the error message: E: Malformed entry 1 in list file /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ros-latest.list (Component) This is what's written in my file: deb http://packages.ros.org/ros/ubuntu $(...
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How do I fix a malformed line from my sources.list? [duplicate]

I have a Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS, i neaad to install Korn sh package but a problem occured when i try to launch the following command: sudo apt-get update before installing the ksh package. Here is the ...
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Unable to locate package openfoam221 [duplicate]

While I am executing command **VERS=$(lsb_release -cs) sudo sh -c "echo deb http://www.openfoam.org/download/ubuntu $VERS main > /etc/apt**/sources.list.d/openfoam.list"*][1]* I have a file ...
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malformed entry in sources.list error when trying to install albert [duplicate]

I had tried to install Albert on ubuntu by using the following codes. The Ubuntu version I have is 20.04 curl https://build.opensuse.org/projects/home:manuelschneid3r/public_key | sudo apt-key add - ...
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How to remove/edit a malformedline from sources.list? [duplicate]

guys. i wanted to install virtualbox on my Ubuntu 18.04 lts,but when i run sudo apt update,i get this : E: Malformed entry 53 in list file /etc/apt/sources.list (Component) E: The list of sources ...
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