<SOLVED>Udate =Encountered a section with no Package: header

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<SOLVED>Udate =Encountered a section with no Package: header

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I've seen a few posts regarding problematic Synaptic updates, but I haven't seen my problem addressed. I"ve just tried the solution in: [SOLVED] MintUpdate not installing packages, just reloads. No luck, these are my results:

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sudo apt update && sudo apt install --reinstall synaptic
Hit http://repo.steampowered.com precise InRelease
Hit http://repo.steampowered.com precise/steam Sources                         
Ign http://security.ubuntu.com trusty-security InRelease                       
Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty InRelease                                 
Hit http://repo.steampowered.com precise/steam amd64 Packages                  
Get:1 http://security.ubuntu.com trusty-security Release.gpg [933 B]           
Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty-updates InRelease                         
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com qiana InRelease                              
Ign http://extra.linuxmint.com qiana InRelease                                 
Hit http://repo.steampowered.com precise/steam i386 Packages                   
Get:2 http://security.ubuntu.com trusty-security Release [63.5 kB]             
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty Release.gpg                               
Get:3 http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty-updates Release.gpg [933 B]             
Get:4 http://packages.linuxmint.com qiana Release.gpg [198 B]                  
Ign http://archive.canonical.com trusty InRelease                              
Get:5 http://extra.linuxmint.com qiana Release.gpg [198 B]                     
Ign http://ppa.launchpad.net trusty InRelease                                  
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty Release                                   
Get:6 http://packages.linuxmint.com qiana Release [24.2 kB]                    
Get:7 http://security.ubuntu.com trusty-security/main amd64 Packages [319 kB]  
Get:8 http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty-updates Release [63.5 kB]               
Get:9 http://extra.linuxmint.com qiana Release [3,204 B]                       
Hit http://archive.canonical.com trusty Release.gpg                            
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net trusty Release.gpg                                
Get:10 http://extra.linuxmint.com qiana/main amd64 Packages [8,073 B]          
Hit http://archive.canonical.com trusty Release                                
Get:11 http://packages.linuxmint.com qiana/main amd64 Packages [31.0 kB]       
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty/main amd64 Packages                       
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net trusty Release                                    
Get:12 http://security.ubuntu.com trusty-security/restricted amd64 Packages [8,875 B]
Get:13 http://extra.linuxmint.com qiana/main i386 Packages [8,045 B]           
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty/restricted amd64 Packages                 
Get:14 http://security.ubuntu.com trusty-security/universe amd64 Packages [111 kB]
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty/universe amd64 Packages                   
Hit http://archive.canonical.com trusty/partner amd64 Packages                 
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net trusty/main Sources                               
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty/multiverse amd64 Packages                 
Get:15 http://packages.linuxmint.com qiana/upstream amd64 Packages [24.2 kB]   
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty/main i386 Packages                        
Get:16 http://security.ubuntu.com trusty-security/multiverse amd64 Packages [3,683 B]
Get:17 http://security.ubuntu.com trusty-security/main i386 Packages [304 kB]  
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty/restricted i386 Packages                  
Get:18 http://packages.linuxmint.com qiana/import amd64 Packages [32.5 kB]     
Hit http://archive.canonical.com trusty/partner i386 Packages                  
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net trusty/main amd64 Packages                        
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty/universe i386 Packages                    
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty/multiverse i386 Packages                  
Hit http://archive.canonical.com trusty/partner Translation-en                 
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net trusty/main i386 Packages                         
Get:19 http://packages.linuxmint.com qiana/main i386 Packages [30.4 kB]        
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty/main Translation-en                       
Get:20 http://security.ubuntu.com trusty-security/restricted i386 Packages [8,846 B]
Get:21 http://security.ubuntu.com trusty-security/universe i386 Packages [111 kB]
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty/multiverse Translation-en                 
Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net trusty/main Translation-en                        
Get:22 http://security.ubuntu.com trusty-security/multiverse i386 Packages [3,838 B]
Get:23 http://packages.linuxmint.com qiana/upstream i386 Packages [24.2 kB]    
Get:24 http://security.ubuntu.com trusty-security/main Translation-en [172 kB] 
Get:25 http://packages.linuxmint.com qiana/import i386 Packages [32.5 kB]      
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty/restricted Translation-en                 
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty/universe Translation-en                   
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com trusty-security/multiverse Translation-en       
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com trusty-security/restricted Translation-en       
Get:26 http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty-updates/main amd64 Packages [590 kB]   
Hit http://security.ubuntu.com trusty-security/universe Translation-en         
Ign http://extra.linuxmint.com qiana/main Translation-en_US                    
Get:27 http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty-updates/restricted amd64 Packages [11.8 kB]
Ign http://extra.linuxmint.com qiana/main Translation-en                       
Get:28 http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty-updates/universe amd64 Packages [297 kB]
Get:29 http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty-updates/multiverse amd64 Packages [12.0 kB]
Get:30 http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty-updates/main i386 Packages [571 kB]    
Get:31 http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty-updates/restricted i386 Packages [11.8 kB]
Get:32 http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty-updates/universe i386 Packages [298 kB]
Get:33 http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty-updates/multiverse i386 Packages [12.1 kB]
Get:34 http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty-updates/main Translation-en [284 kB]   
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty-updates/multiverse Translation-en         
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty-updates/restricted Translation-en         
Hit http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty-updates/universe Translation-en           
Ign http://repo.steampowered.com precise/steam Translation-en_US               
Ign http://repo.steampowered.com precise/steam Translation-en                  
Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty/main Translation-en_US                    
Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty/multiverse Translation-en_US              
Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty/restricted Translation-en_US        
Ign http://archive.ubuntu.com trusty/universe Translation-en_US          
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com qiana/import Translation-en_US         
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com qiana/import Translation-en
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com qiana/main Translation-en_US
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com qiana/main Translation-en
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com qiana/upstream Translation-en_US
Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com qiana/upstream Translation-en
Fetched 3,478 kB in 3s (1,097 kB/s)
Reading package lists... Error!
E: Encountered a section with no Package: header
E: Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/repo.steampowered.com_steam_dists_precise_steam_i18n_Translation-en
E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.
Reading package lists... Error!
E: Encountered a section with no Package: header
E: Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/repo.steampowered.com_steam_dists_precise_steam_i18n_Translation-en
E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.
Any suggestions anyone?
Last edited by obreel on Tue Jul 28, 2015 8:54 am, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Udate = Encountered a section with no Package: header

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From the menu, launch Software Sources. Then click on the button Maintenance and then on the button "Fix Problem with Mergelist".
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[Solved] Udate = Encountered a section with no Package: head

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Thanks! :D That did it.
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Re: <SOLVED>Udate =Encountered a section with no Package: he

Post by Monsta »

Same old story. It will continue happening until apt maintainers backport the fix for this bug to Ubuntu 14.04 repos. :?

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