Encountered a section with no Package: header


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Description:
apt-get update problem.

Reading package lists... Error!
E: Encountered a section with no Package: header
E: Problem with MergeList /var/lib/dpkg/status
E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.

Operating System:
Debian, Raspbian, Ubuntu
Solution:

root@raspberrypi:~# rm -f /var/lib/apt/lists/* 
root@raspberrypi:~# rm /var/lib/dpkg/status
root@raspberrypi:~# touch /var/lib/dpkg/status
root@raspberrypi:~# apt-get update

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