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How to Fix Error: Reading package lists on Ubuntu or Linux Mint

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This error is common when it is interrupted downloading the package list and have not processed all the files in the list, you just have to fix that ejecuar these commands 
sudo rm / var / lib / apt / lists / * -vf 
sudo apt-get update 
With this all listings shall be eliminated and downloaded the most current and you can continue installing the packages you need or upgrading your system. 
And that's it.
Outstanding tip and still valid on Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca/64.
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