Synaptic malfunction Natty

Brian Murray brian at
Mon May 23 20:49:56 UTC 2011

On Mon, May 23, 2011 at 06:35:22PM +0200, Wojciech Lukaszczyk wrote:
> Hello,
> When trying to run synaptic i have error message:
> E: Encountered a section with no Package: header
> E: Problem with MergeList
> /var/lib/apt/lists/fr.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dist_natty_main_binary-i386_Packages
> E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.
> E: _cache->open() failed, please report.
> So i report:)

Actually the correct place to report it would be in Launchpad[1] the bug
tracking system (among other things) that Ubuntu uses.  However, its
already been reported:


Brian Murray
Ubuntu Bug Master
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