The list of sources could not be read – Ubuntu

E: Type ‘n’ is not known on line 2 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/bean123ch-burg-lucid.list

E: The list of sources could not be read.

To fix this or similar errors open the file, for example “/etc/apt/sources.list.d/bean123ch-burg-lucid.list” and check for rouge characters. In this case there was new line with the letter ‘n’ in place, removing it […]

HowTo: Install BURG in Ubuntu Lucid (10.04)

BURG if you didn’t notice is GRUB backwards and actually stands for “Brand-new Universal loadeR from GRUB” which was probably decided a while after picking the letters.. Basically though it’s a much nicer looking alternative to the very dated looking GRUB bootloader.

Installation

Until only recently it’s seemed far too much hassle of installing […]