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dpkg was interrupted

Postby ekkli on Wed Apr 10, 2013 2:26 pm

Hello ppl,

Yesterday had a fresh Nadia installation for the first time.

When I tried to install dropbox (by downloading rpm from here ), the download stopped at about 70% and couldn't complete it.
Since that time, the software center doesn't work, when I open it it says :
E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem.
E: _cache->open() failed, please report.

I tried this command in terminal and the last line in the output is this one :
Downloading Dropbox... 100%
and it doesn't do anything more.

Any idea how to fix this problem ?
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Re: dpkg was interrupted

Postby sujitnag on Wed Apr 10, 2013 3:18 pm

now you can open your synaptic and re-install it.
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Re: dpkg was interrupted

Postby ekkli on Thu Apr 11, 2013 6:46 am

you mean synaptic package manager , right ?
not software manager.

how do I remove and then reinstall it ?
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Re: dpkg was interrupted

Postby sujitnag on Fri Apr 12, 2013 10:54 am

open synaptic search & select your install s/w then re-install it or remove it ( not complete remove) then install.

as I know only one synaptic manager is present.
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Re: dpkg was interrupted

Postby ekkli on Mon Apr 15, 2013 2:56 pm

What a mess ....
I thought you were saying to reinstall synaptic, not to reinstall dropbox.

Case solved after I understood your true meaning ...
I removed and then reinstall the software and it's fine now.

Thank you
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