[ubuntu-za] Package cache file

Hannes Coetzee scorpking at eshowecompcentre.co.za
Mon Sep 22 21:12:27 BST 2008


Move the file and run sudo apt-get update. If it doesn't work just move 
the backup file back.

sudo mv /var/cache/apt/pkgcache.bin /var/cache/apt/pkgcache.old ; sudo 
apt-get update

Regards
Hannes

Angotull wrote:
> Howdy
>
> Seems I am now getting this little error during and update check:
>
> E: The package cache file is corrupted
> E: _cache->open() failed, please report.
>
> Anyone know how to fix that?
>
> Adios 




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