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  1. #1

    synaptic package manager issue

    Hello Forum,

    This is my first time posting, so go easy...

    First off I'm new to Ubuntu Linux and so far so great! I can't believe how long over due this was for me.. I absolutely hate Winblows!!!

    To my problem. I don't know weather or not I downloaded or installed something to cause this error??? I hope someone can help me out...

    Here is the message error I keep getting:

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

  2. #2
    I also tried running:

    Sudo get-apt clean all

  3. #3
    SuperMod (Back again) devils casper's Avatar
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    Jun 2006
    Chandigarh, India
    Hi and Welcome !

    Execute this
    sudo dpkg --configure -a
    sudo apt-get clean all
    sudo apt-get update
    It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
    New Users: Read This First

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    Blackfooted Penguin daark.child's Avatar
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    Apr 2006
    West Yorks
    That error seems to be quite common on Ubuntu. The solution is the first command posted by Casper i.e. run Applications -> Accessories -> Terminal and enter
    sudo dpkg --configure -a

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