Problem parsing dependency Depends

Got this message this morning while trying to do an update/upgrade check…

E: Problem parsing dependency Depends
E: Error occurred while processing zita-rev1 (NewVersion2)
E: Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/mirrordirector.raspbian.org_raspbian_dists_wheezy_main_binary-armhf_Packages
E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.

You can fix this with the next command:

-v means verbose and the f stands for force.. (Remove all files and show the user what it is doing.

After that do the update as usualy:

One thought on “Problem parsing dependency Depends

  1. De Ostheer

    Thanks my man, all other forums have given me solutions that didn’t work.
    Your single command worked flawlessly 🙂


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