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error with most linus features!!!

Postby dane999 » Tue Apr 22, 2008 7:09 pm

when ever i try to do stuff like update or download stuff this error message comes up

E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem.
E: _cache->open() failed, please report.


can any body assist me is resolving this problem?

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Re: error with most linus features!!!

Postby McLovin » Tue Apr 22, 2008 7:13 pm

do what it says, open a terminal and enter

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sudo dpkg --configure -a

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Re: error with most linus features!!!

Postby dane999 » Tue Apr 22, 2008 7:18 pm

McLovin wrote:do what it says, open a terminal and enter

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sudo dpkg --configure -a

i tried this and it said i need supervisory privileges.

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Re: error with most linus features!!!

Postby McLovin » Tue Apr 22, 2008 7:27 pm

that is why you put "sudo" in front of the command, it give you temporary root (administrator/supervisor) privileges. If sudo is not working, you have more issues than just dpkg.


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