Update-Manager Bug Reporting
ravenicewind at gmail.com
Thu Oct 7 23:04:31 UTC 2010
Just went to update using the 10.10 Meerkat Beta and got this lovely
> 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:Malformed 3rd word in the Status line, E:Error occurred while
> processing openoffice.org-report-builder-bin (UsePackage2), E:Problem
> with MergeList /var/lib/dpkg/status, E:The package lists or status
> file could not be parsed or opened.'
Just to be sure, I switched servers from 'United States' to 'Main' and
> E: Malformed 3rd word in the Status line
> E: Error occurred while processing openoffice.org-report-builder-bin
> E: Problem with MergeList /var/lib/dpkg/status
> E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.
> E: _cache->open() failed, please report.
Suspecting it has to do with OpenOffice.org's name change to LibreOffice
and, thus, changing the repository. Just a guess. Thought I'd let you
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