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just_abhi22
June 29th, 2011, 08:49 AM
hi all
i am facing an error while updating via update manager. i am currently having NATTY version

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/in.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_natty_main_bina ry-i386_Packages, E:The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.'

what could be the probable solution,dont ask me to re-install the system and re-update,it takes time.

looking for some quick and reliable remedy

thank you


Abhishek

mrgs
June 29th, 2011, 08:55 AM
There are lots of threads on this already, for example
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1753585