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    [SOLVED] update manager help


    I attempted to install a package i downloaded and a message keeps poppin up saying only one software management tool allowed to run at one time. It suggested i close my update manager or aptitude or synaptic first and far as i know i dont have anything running at this time. I really confused and new to linux so please help

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    Updater runs in background by default. Check if any Updater Icon available on top or bottom panel. Exit Updater before using Synaptic.
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    installing updates question

    now when i try to install my updates its showing up error you must manually run 'dpkg--configure-a' what does that mean and how do i do that

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    Open Terminal and execute this
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    sudo dpkg --configure -a 
    sudo apt-get clean all
    sudo apt-get update
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    Thank you

    Thank you for your help

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