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struggle215
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wont update and error

Post by struggle215 » Sat Jul 28, 2018 1:20 pm

tried doing an update and got dpkg was interrupted you must manually run dpkg ect... so got into terminal and run sudo dpkg and it as for password and now it wont even let me type the password?

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Re: wont update and error

Post by Flemur » Sat Jul 28, 2018 1:33 pm

struggle215 wrote:
Sat Jul 28, 2018 1:20 pm
tried doing an update and got dpkg was interrupted you must manually run dpkg ect... so got into terminal and run sudo dpkg and it as for password and now it wont even let me type the password?
You don't see the password. Type it and hit enter.
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Re: wont update and error

Post by karlchen » Sat Jul 28, 2018 6:15 pm

And the full commandline which you are supposed to execute, struggle215, reads

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sudo dpkg --configure -a
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