[Bug 1052341]

Ubuntu Foundation's Bug Bot 1052341 at bugs.launchpad.net
Tue Sep 18 08:19:29 UTC 2012

*** This bug is a duplicate of bug 346386 ***

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make
Ubuntu better.  Reviewing your bug report it seems that you are
experiencing bug 346386.  This issue happens when you have tried to
update your package information when you are a network that didn't
return the right files.  This issue can be cleaned up by using the
following commands in a terminal:

1.) sudo rm /var/lib/apt/lists/*
2.) sudo apt-get update

Thanks and good luck!

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** This bug has been marked a duplicate of bug 346386
   [MASTER] Update fails with invalid package files with "Encountered a section with no Package: header"

** Tags added: bot-comment

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  Could not initialize the package information

Status in “update-manager” package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  Could not initialize the package information

  An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package

  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/extras.ubuntu
  .com_ubuntu_dists_precise_main_binary-i386_Packages, E:The package
  lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.'

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