Update-Manager Bug Reporting

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Mon Oct 11 23:43:17 UTC 2010

On 10/07/2010 04:04 PM, Raven P. wrote:
>   Hi there,
> Just went to update using the 10.10 Meerkat Beta and got this lovely 
> little bit:
>> Could not initialize the package information
>> 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: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.'
> 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 
> know.

OpenOffice.org's name has NOT changed to LibreOffice... you might want
to look at:

In any event, the Ubuntu OOo repositories have not changed, and you are
not likely to see LibO in the repos for some time.

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