Ubuntu

Could not initialize the package information

Reported by Rabin Shrestha on 2011-04-18
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update-manager (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: update-manager

An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information. 'E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/archive.mitra.net.np_ubuntu_dists_natty_universe_binary-i386_Packages, E:The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.'

RedSingularity (redsingularity) wrote :

Thanks for reporting this. Please run:

sudo rm -r /var/lib/apt/lists/*

sudo mkdir /var/lib/apt/lists/partial

Then try the update again.

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