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Re: Debian 5 update system broken

On Mon, 05 Dec 2011 01:48:17 +0800, Bret Busby wrote:

> On Sun, 4 Dec 2011, Camaleón wrote:


>> That was fast... is now solved. Good job!
> But I have just tried again, and I get
> "
> Could not initialize the package information
> A unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package
> information.
> Please report this bug against the 'update-manager' package and include
> the following error message:
> 'E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with
> MergeList
> /var/lib/apt/lists/security.debian.org_dists_lenny_updates_main_binary-
> E:The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.' "
> I think this is the same error as before.

Forget the updater applet ;-). 

Run (as root):

apt-get update && apt-get -V upgrade

It should work just fine. If not, it can be that the repository you are 
using is still not synced/updated.



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