[ubuntu-uk] Error from update-manager
pramclub at yahoo.co.uk
Tue Oct 30 18:53:01 UTC 2012
I get the same error msg in terminal with those commands :(
I do have problems with this installation - frequent crashes when the
screen goes to text-only, several times a day. Probably my oldish
hardware, as the same problem doesn't seem to be happening on my laptop
which is much more modern. (At least, the person using it hasn't
On Tue, 2012-10-30 at 17:01 +0000, Dave Morley wrote:
> On 30/10/12 16:55, Dianne Reuby wrote:
> > I got this message from update-manager: == Please report this bug
> > for the 'update-manager' package and try to include the following
> > error message:
> > 'E:Problem parsing dependency Depends, E:Error occurred while
> > processing libtemplateparser4 (NewVersion2), E:Problem with
> > MergeList
> > /var/lib/apt/lists/security.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_precise-
> > security_main_binary-i386_Packages, E:The package lists or status
> > file could not be parsed or opened.' ==
> > System:
> > Release 12.04 (precise) 32-bit Kernel Linux 3.2.0-32-generic-pae
> > GNOME 3.4.2 Intel® Celeron(R) D CPU 3.33GHz
> > I've posted a bug as instructed, but meanwhile can I do anything to
> > get my update-manager working? This was a clean install about two
> > months ago, not an upgrade, and I had updates yesterday which
> > installed OK.
> > Thanks, Dianne
> Open a terminal. Do "sudo apt-get install -f && sudo apt-get
> auto-clear && sudo apt-get update"
> Then try update manager again and see what happens.
> The first command is the standard force anything that didn't install
> to install, the second clears the apt cache, the third builds a new cache.
> Hopefully that will resolve and issue and get you up and running again.
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