update-manager crashes on launch

Bug #194867 reported by wirewire@yahoo.com on 2008-02-23
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update-manager (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: update-manager

1)
DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu
DISTRIB_RELEASE=8.04
DISTRIB_CODENAME=hardy
DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu hardy (development branch)"

                     0.61ubuntu6 Graphical package manager
2)
update-manager :
Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold
| Status=Not/Installed/Config-f/Unpacked/Failed-cfg/Half-inst/t-aWait/T-pend
|/ Err?=(none)/Hold/Reinst-required/X=both-problems (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
||/ Nom Version Description
+++-==========================================-===============================-============================================
ii update-manager 1:0.87.9 GNOME application that manages apt updates

4) update and launching synaptic.
5) after downloading the indexes, errors appeard, doesn't launches anymore , displaying error instead.
  update-manager errors:

update-manager :

Impossible d'initialiser les données du paquet
Un problème insoluble est apparu lors de l'initialisation des données du paquet.
Merci de signaler ce bogue du paquet « update-manager » et d'inclure le message d'erreur suivant :

'E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_hardy_universe_i18n_Translation-fr, E:Les listes de paquets ou le fichier « status » ne peuvent être analysés ou lus.'

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
Date: Sat Feb 23 20:59:54 2008
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 8.04
Package: update-manager 1:0.87.9
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: update-manager
Uname: Linux box 2.6.24-8-generic #1 SMP Thu Feb 14 20:40:45 UTC 2008 i686 GNU/Linux

wirewire@yahoo.com (wirewire) wrote :
Iulian Udrea (iulian) wrote :

Thank you for your report. This particular bug has already been reported and is a duplicate of bug 194436, so it is being marked as such. Additionally, any further discussion regarding the bug should occur in the other report.

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