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Serious system problem [duplicate]

E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/security.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_precise-security_restricted_i18n_Translation-en, E:The package lists or ...
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Package system broken after attempting e18 compile [duplicate]

I recently came across a problem and can't seem to find a solution in any forums. I recently attempted to compile enlightenment e18 from source. As I went along I took care of any dependencies that ...
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Got problems downloading updates in Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I got an error icon above my menu bar. When I click on it I get three options with some details. It says An error occurred please run package manager from the right-click menu or apt-get in terminal ...
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What package (helper app) does recoll need to index images?

The File->Show_missing_helpers menu item in the recoll GUI mentions the following missing helper (among others): Perl::Image::ExifTool (image/gif image/jpeg image/png image/tiff image/x-xcf) Per ...
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1answer
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What makes Ubuntu harder for viruses to infect [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the Ubuntu “built in virus protection”? One question I get asked a lot is why there are no viruses on Ubuntu (Linux in general). Even though it is ...
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1answer
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Package System is broken - I need to fix… can't add or remove apps

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and it was working fine. Installed Gimp 2.6 and it was working fine. Then installed Gimp 2.8 beta and it broke my package catalog. I cannot remove Gimp nor anything else and ...
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Find (and reinstall) packages with corrupted files (without breaking anything)

I usually prefer to fix a Linux system than to reinstall from scratch. My computers have seen many distribution upgrades and a list of PPAs or third-party repositories. APT usually makes sure that ...