[xubuntu-users] Cannot open Package List Error
fredroller66 at gmail.com
Thu May 29 01:31:36 UTC 2014
On 05/28/2014 05:22 PM, Andy Proctor wrote:
> E: Encountered a section with no Package: header
> E: Problem with MergeList
> E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.
> Ok I have some duplicate sources, no sweat on that, but the non
> opening of the package lists/status file is an issue. Any thoughts on
> how to fix...a google didn't find anything...doesn't mean it's not out
> there just that I didn't find it!
Andy, take a look here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=863742
The short is to (From the post):
"Actually, just fixed the problem using:
sudo rm /var/lib/apt/lists/* -vf
sudo apt-get update
All good now."
but read through the post to be sure you have a good fit since it is dated.
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