I got message like this :

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root@ferryready-Satellite-L510:/home/ferryready# curl -sL http://i-hate-farms.github.io/spores/install | sudo bash -
Installing the repository...
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/bin/add-apt-repository", line 91, in <module>
sp = SoftwareProperties(options=options)
File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/softwareproperties/SoftwareProperties.py", line 109, in __init__
File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/softwareproperties/SoftwareProperties.py", line 599, in reload_sourceslist
File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/aptsources/distro.py", line 89, in get_sources
(self.id, self.codename))
aptsources.distro.NoDistroTemplateException: Error: could not find a distribution template for Ubuntu/n/a
  • Please use headlines that are describing your problem
    – Djax
    Nov 11, 2015 at 12:27
  • please edit and add output of lsb_release -a
    – Ravan
    Nov 11, 2015 at 13:08
  • Also please edit post and add output of cat /etc/lsb-release and cat /etc/os-release
    – Ravan
    Nov 11, 2015 at 13:13

1 Answer 1


The possible fix:

sudo apt-get install gksu # If not installed

sudo apt-get install libcanberra-gtk-module:i386 # If you get Failed to load module "canberra-gtk-module" error

Now gksudo nano /etc/lsb-release

The file should be like,

DISTRIB_ID="elementary OS"

Note: Use this for fresh installation of freya, I am not sure for upgrading from luna.

  • yesterday i tried to uninstalled the Xdman it's working but the icon still on my desktop. please tell me how to removed it completely
    – ferry
    Nov 15, 2015 at 17:11
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    @ferry ok, let us solve other( new) post :) see my answer
    – Ravan
    Nov 15, 2015 at 17:12

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