Bug #324169 reported by msudheernlr on 2009-02-02
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
update-manager (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

 I am new to ubuntu. while running update manager the following error message was given by error console:

"An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information.

Please report this bug against the 'update-manager' package and include the following error message:

'E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/Ubuntu-Studio%208.10%20%5fIntrepid%20Ibex%5f%20-%20Release%20i386%20(20081028)_dists_intrepid_main_binary-i386_Packages, E:The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.' ".

Now I am unable to run update manager to install new applications

please help me to fix the problem.

Michael Vogt (mvo) wrote :

Thanks for your bugreport.

Could you please attach this file to this bugreport? (/var/lib/apt/lists/Ubuntu-Studio%208.10%20%5fIntrepid%20Ibex%5f%20-%20Release%20i386%20(20081028)_dists_intrepid_main_binary-i386_Packages)

Changed in update-manager:
status: New → Incomplete
XXXXXXX (yddraiggoch) 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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