Got this error after software update using software update in ubuntu.
Reading package lists... Error! E: Unable to parse package file /var/lib/apt/lists/archive.canonical.com_ubuntu_dists_xenial_InRelease (1) E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.
How to resolve this error?
Simply remove that file and update the system.
Open the terminal by icon or pressing
CTRL+ALT+T and put the below commands one by one.
$ cd /var/lib/apt/lists/ $ sudo rm archive.canonical.com_ubuntu_dists_xenial_InRelease $ sudo apt-get update
Now error will be gone.
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