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

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

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My software won't allow me to update. Does anyone know what this is and what I can do about it?
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Re: E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem. E: _cache->open() fail

Post by jglen490 »

Did you try running

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dpkg --configure -a
, or

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 sudo dpkg --configure -a
?
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Re: E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem. E: _cache->open() fail

Post by Larry78723 »

Copy the following:

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dpkg --configure -a
Then open a terminal, click edit, paste and hit the 'Enter' key. If that doesn't fix it, get back to us. Otherwise, please mark your topic [SOLVED].
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Re: E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem. E: _cache->open() fail

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The command to be executed is

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sudo dpkg --configure -a
Note the prefixed sudo This will make sure that the dpkg part will be run with root privileges.
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Re: E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem. E: _cache->open() fail

Post by deanr72 »

What a coincidence. I had exactly the same problem the other day and found the same solution elsewhere. The command should solve the problem - or at least it did foe me.
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