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Whilst updating the Ubuntu 8.10, the UPDATE MANAGER shows the following error: E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem. E: _cache->open() failed, ...
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    Unhappy [SOLVED] Update Manager not Working


    Whilst updating the Ubuntu 8.10, the UPDATE MANAGER shows the following error:

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

    Being a newbie I have no clue as to what does that mean. Presntly i am unable to update my system.
    Somebody HELP!!!! Please

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    run 'dpkg --configure -a' in terminal as root and your problem is solved

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    Hi and Welcome !

    Make sure to use sudo with dpkg.
    Code:
    sudo dpkg --configure -a
    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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    Smile Thanx

    Thanx a ton guys for helping a newbie convert.... Worked like hot knife on butter.... And I did use the sudo

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    Glad to help you !
    Do start a new thread if you have any other question.
    It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
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