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Im using Ubuntu 13.0.4 and have tried getting updates via the command line ..no joy Latest issue is trying to install Root
sudo apt-get install root-system-bin Getting message Reading package lists ... Error! E: Could not open file /var/lib/dpkg/status-open (2: No such file or directory) E:The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.
I have tried
sudo rm /var/lib/apt/lists/* -vf sudo apt-get clean sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade
But when I get to second line I get:-
E: Could not open lock file /var/cache/apt/archives/lock-open (2: No such file or directory) E: Unable to lock the download directory