apt-get update fails


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by zerocool5878 » Mon Oct 01, 2012 7:04 am
i am getting this error
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E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.
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any help would be great
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by apoth » Sat Nov 03, 2012 1:38 pm
I'm having similar problems on an update too:

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[ ERR] Reading package lists
W: Architecture: all package 'ibus-gtk' can't be Multi-Arch: same
E: Malformed Description-md5 line; doesn't have the required length (32 != 24) 'e031a824eef3c7a401fe5edc'
E: Problem parsing dependency Depends
E: Error occurred while processing ibus-skk (NewVersion2)
E: Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/mirrordirector.raspbian.org_raspbian_dists_wheezy_main_binary-armhf_Packages
E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.
E: Couldn't rebuild package cache
W: Architecture: all package 'ibus-gtk' can't be Multi-Arch: same
E: Malformed Description-md5 line; doesn't have the required length (32 != 24) 'e031a824eef3c7a401fe5edc'
E: Problem parsing dependency Depends
E: Error occurred while processing ibus-skk (NewVersion2)
E: Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/mirrordirector.raspbian.org_raspbian_dists_wheezy_main_binary-armhf_Packages
E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.

W: Architecture: all package 'ibus-gtk' can't be Multi-Arch: same
E: Malformed Description-md5 line; doesn't have the required length (32 != 24) 'e031a824eef3c7a401fe5edc'
E: Problem parsing dependency Depends
E: Error occurred while processing ibus-skk (NewVersion2)
E: Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/mirrordirector.raspbian.org_raspbian_dists_wheezy_main_binary-armhf_Packages
E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.
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by aaa801 » Sat Nov 03, 2012 6:11 pm
sudo apt-get clean
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
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by rinky451 » Sun Nov 04, 2012 5:15 pm
aaa801 wrote:sudo apt-get clean
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade


are you suggesting we add the apt-get?
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by aaa801 » Mon Nov 05, 2012 6:59 pm
rinky451 wrote:
aaa801 wrote:sudo apt-get clean
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade


are you suggesting we add the apt-get?

What?
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