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Old 03-14-2015, 03:22 AM   #1
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unmet dependencies


Hi,

I'm getting the following error message when I try to run apt-get update or open the package manager:

E: Type ''deb' is not known on line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/acestream.list
E: The list of sources could not be read.

Which I gather means I have unmet dependencies. I followed some advice about removing 'acestream' but the error persists.

To be honest I'm not getting along with the unity desktop and the dash etc and I'm thinking of giving LinuxMint a go... so a new install could be an option

I'd appreciate any advice you guys have for either option
Cheers Laz
 
Old 03-14-2015, 03:33 AM   #2
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I would rather say there is a syntax error in that file (or probably in another one next to it). So make a copy (backup), remove it, or show us...
 
Old 03-14-2015, 10:20 AM   #3
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I don't want to keep acestream so no need for a backup. Just tried using the 'software centre' to remove acestream program but it terminates seconds after popping up... so now I have that down as well as the package manager...

I'm thinking a clean install or even giving LinuxMint a go...
 
Old 03-14-2015, 10:26 AM   #4
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I'm thinking a clean install or even giving LinuxMint a go...
I think it may be simpler to:
Code:
sudo rm /etc/apt/sources.list.d/acestream.list
sudo apt-get update
EDIT: and maybe remove acestream as well:
Code:
sudo apt-get purge acestream
 
Old 03-14-2015, 12:31 PM   #5
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cheers... that sorted it out...
 
  


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