installer crashes, first time intalling it, used to have win 8.1

Bug #1309652 reported by fbfdg fd on 2014-04-18
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
ubiquity (Ubuntu)
High
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Bug Description

I have no idea how to do this there's nothing else running exept firefox

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
Package: ubiquity 2.18.7
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.13.0-24.46-generic 3.13.9
Uname: Linux 3.13.0-24-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu3
Architecture: amd64
CasperVersion: 1.340
Date: Fri Apr 18 18:08:45 2014
InstallCmdLine: file=/cdrom/preseed/ubuntu.seed boot=casper initrd=/casper/initrd.lz quiet splash -- maybe-ubiquity
LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Release amd64 (20140417)
ProcEnviron:
 LANGUAGE=en_GB.UTF-8
 TERM=linux
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 XDG_RUNTIME_DIR=<set>
 LANG=en_GB.UTF-8
SourcePackage: ubiquity
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Exception during installation:
Apr 18 17:08:22 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: Traceback (most recent call last):
Apr 18 17:08:22 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 1770, in <module>
Apr 18 17:08:22 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: install.run()
Apr 18 17:08:22 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 78, in wrapper
Apr 18 17:08:22 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: func(self)
Apr 18 17:08:22 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 252, in run
Apr 18 17:08:22 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: self.remove_extras()
Apr 18 17:08:22 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 1455, in remove_extras
Apr 18 17:08:22 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: cache = Cache()
Apr 18 17:08:22 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/apt/cache.py", line 107, in __init__
Apr 18 17:08:22 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: self.open(progress)
Apr 18 17:08:22 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/apt/cache.py", line 151, in open
Apr 18 17:08:22 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: self._cache = apt_pkg.Cache(progress)
Apr 18 17:08:22 ubuntu /plugininstall.py: SystemError: E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList /target/var/lib/apt/lists/gb.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_trusty_universe_i18n_Translation-en, E:The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.
Apr 18 17:08:22 ubuntu /plugininstall.py:

tags: added: installer-crash
Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
tags: added: ident-mismatch
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