E: the package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened

Bug #319034 reported by Patrick on 2009-01-20
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
update-manager (Ubuntu)
Michael Vogt

Bug Description

Binary package hint: update-manager

Dell computer - E: Read error - read(5 I/O) error, E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened, E:_Cache - > open () failed, please report

Patrick (paladane1) wrote :

I have a Dell Computer that has places for Vid cards for cameras, when installing the latest Ubuntu set up, I got this message, any help would be appreciated, thanks.

Michael Vogt (mvo) wrote :

Thanks for your bugreport.

Does that happen always when you open update-manager?

Changed in update-manager:
assignee: nobody → mvo
status: New → Incomplete
Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

We are closing this bug report because it lacks the information we need to investigate the problem, as described in the previous comments. Please reopen it if you can give us the missing information, and don't hesitate to submit bug reports in the future. To reopen the bug report you can click on the current status, under the Status column, and change the Status back to New. Thanks again!.

Changed in update-manager (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Invalid
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