i get this message when i try to install any software
please help i am new to ubuntu
khan@khan-GA-73VM-S2:~$ sudo apt-get install synaptic
[sudo] password for khan:
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following extra packages will be installed:
dwww menu deborphan
The following NEW packages will be installed:
0 upgraded, 2 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 0 B/2,284 kB of archives.
After this operation, 7,549 kB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y
Selecting previously deselected package libept1.
(Reading database ... 30%dpkg: unrecoverable fatal error, aborting:
files list file for package 'liboil0.3' is missing final newline
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2)