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Old 02-14-2011, 11:40 PM   #1
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Ubuntu Update Manager Not Working

Please help, the following is the message I am getting from the update manager when I try to start it:

Could not initialize the package information

An unresolvable problem occurred while initializing the package information.

Please report this bug against the 'update-manager' package and include the following error message:

'E:Read error - read (5: Input/output error), E:The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.'
Old 02-15-2011, 12:53 AM   #2
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You try searching through the forums or on google? Google brought up a lot of information...
Here is a link to start:

But of course, that is google. You can always try searching these exact forums.
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Examine /etc/apt/sources.list. I remember seeing that when the cdrom entry was not commented out.


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