Can't Install Updates or Software

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diposa
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Can't Install Updates or Software

Post by diposa »

Every time I try to run the Update Manager or Software manager and install software I get a message like this:

(I got this one from the Update Manager) "E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem.
E: _cache->open() failed, please report."
Jerry
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Re: Can't Install Updates or Software

Post by Jerry »

will this help?

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sudo apt-get f-install
May you have good thermals.
ClutchDisc
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Re: Can't Install Updates or Software

Post by ClutchDisc »

What version of Mint? Can you post the results of

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inxi -Fxz
in the terminal?
Custom build
OS: Linux Mint 18.1 Cinnamon
CPU: Intel Core i5 2.70GHz quad core
RAM: 8GB DDR4
OS drive: 120GB SSD
Data drive: 2TB HDD
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