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I'm unable to install or uninstall any software using Ubuntu Software Center. I've installed Wine. When I launch Terminal client, it vanishes after a while.

Below is the error:

There seems to be a programming error in aptdaemon, the software that allows you to
install/remove software and to perform other package management related tasks.
Please report this error at http://launchpad.net/aptdaemon/+filebug and retry.

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/aptdaemon/worker.py", line 779, in simulate
    return self._simulate_helper(trans, status_path)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/aptdaemon/worker.py", line 843, in _simulate_helper
  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/apt/cache.py", line 126, in open
    self._cache = apt_pkg.Cache(progress)
SystemError: E:Could not open file /tmp/future-status-sLsJNA - open (2: No such file or directory), E:The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.

Any help/pointers please?

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I think it is a bug. See Please report this error at http://launchpad.net/aptdaemon/+filebug and retry.. It contents 'bug' and 'report to Launchpad'. The solution is look to the link that given. –  lambda23 Oct 28 '12 at 7:43
@lambda23 Thanks. –  Sanjeev Kulkarni N Nov 1 '12 at 5:20
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