I am getting problem with "update-manager"..how to solve this problem ...please help me...

Asked by gopinadh on 2015-03-21

Sir,
 I am getting problem with "UPDATE-MANAGER"...whenever i am trying to update the below error message is appearing" E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/extras.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_precise_main_i18n_Translation-en, E:The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened."
  Please tell me how to solve my problem....

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actionparsnip
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2015-03-21
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2015-03-21
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2015-03-21

cd $HOME
wget https://dl.dropbox.com/u/8850924/fixpackage
chmod +x ./fixpackage
sudo ./fixpackage

hope that helps.

Manfred Hampl (m-hampl) said : #2

Manfred Hampl suggests this article as an answer to your question:
FAQ #1591: “'E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList”.

gopinadh (gopinadh419) said : #3

Thanks actionparsnip, that solved my question.