Update manger says 'sudo dpkg --configure-a'

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Alan Reynolds
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Update manger says 'sudo dpkg --configure-a'

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I was using the update manager when it reached a windows program and froze. I closed the terminal and now this prompt appears. What does it mean and how can I correct it?

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

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Open a terminal and type this in

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sudo dpkg --configure-a
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Re: Update manger says 'sudo dpkg --configure-a'

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You are going to need a space between 'configure' and '-a'

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sudo dpkg --configure -a
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