update-manager broken due to partial update

Bug #1100389 reported by Simon D. Heaven on 2013-01-16

This bug report was converted into a question: question #219668: update-manager broken due to partial update.

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Bug Description

Had a power cut whilst upgrading version of Ubuntu. Now the update manager cannot initialise package information. Unable to upgrade, cancel upgrade, install/uninstall software. Please advise.

'E:Dynamic MMap ran out of room. Please increase the size of APT::Cache-Limit. Current value: 25165824. (man 5 apt.conf), E:Error occurred while processing xfonts-jmk (NewFileDesc2), E:Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/gb.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_lucid_universe_binary-i386_Packages, E:The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.'

Thanks.

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Fabio Marconi (fabiomarconi) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this issue and helping to make Ubuntu better. Examining the information you have given us, this does not appear to be a bug report so we are closing it and converting it to a question in the support tracker. We understand the difficulties you are facing, but it is better to raise problems you are having in the support tracker at https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu if you are uncertain if they are bugs. You can also find help posting your problem in the support forum of your local Ubuntu's community http://loco.ubuntu.com/ or asking at http://askubuntu.com. For help on reporting bugs, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ReportingBugs.

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