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Error during update

A problem occurred during the update. This is usually some sort of network problem, please check your network connection and retry.

W:Failed to fetch gzip:/var/lib/apt/lists/partial/us.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_oneiric_universe_i18n_Translation-en  Encountered a section with no Package: header
E:Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead.

I can browse web sites normally during this time though (my network is ok).

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That's a local file /var/lib.... sudo rm it, sudo apt-get update the try again. If necessary, remove the entire contents of the partial folder, update and try.

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