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    E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct

    Hello I am using Lubuntu in my Comapaq Presario V3000 Laptop. I dont have wireless driver for my laptop hence tried to install them but it gets struct in between and i am unable to install any other thing I also tried installing driver offline but with no gains.
    when i try installing new software or update i get this message

    E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem.

    and when I enter this command in terminal "sudo dpkg --configure -a"

    it echo some line and gets stuck at Unable to connect lwfinger.com

    I aslo tried clearing lock and other stuff available on google and ubuntu forum

    please help me sooo and thanks in advance

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    Re: E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to corr

    Open a terminal and enter:

    Code:
    sudo apt-get update
    And please post any errors.
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    Re: E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to corr

    Also post the output of these commands:
    Code:
    cat /etc/apt/sources.list
    ls /etc/apt/sources.list.d/

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    Re: E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to corr

    prodigy@prodigy:~$ sudo apt-get update
    [sudo] password for prodigy:
    E: Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable)
    E: Unable to lock directory /var/lib/apt/lists/

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    Re: E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to corr

    prodigy@prodigy:~$ cat /etc/apt/sources.list
    # deb cdrom:[Lubuntu 12.10 _Quantal Quetzal_ - Release i386 (20121017.1)]/ quantal main multiverse restricted universe

    # See http://help.ubuntu.com/community/UpgradeNotes for how to upgrade to
    # newer versions of the distribution.
    deb http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ quantal main restricted
    deb-src http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ quantal main restricted

    ## Major bug fix updates produced after the final release of the
    ## distribution.
    deb http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ quantal-updates main restricted
    deb-src http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ quantal-updates main restricted

    ## N.B. software from this repository is ENTIRELY UNSUPPORTED by the Ubuntu
    ## team. Also, please note that software in universe WILL NOT receive any
    ## review or updates from the Ubuntu security team.
    deb http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ quantal universe
    deb-src http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ quantal universe
    deb http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ quantal-updates universe
    deb-src http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ quantal-updates universe

    ## N.B. software from this repository is ENTIRELY UNSUPPORTED by the Ubuntu
    ## team, and may not be under a free licence. Please satisfy yourself as to
    ## your rights to use the software. Also, please note that software in
    ## multiverse WILL NOT receive any review or updates from the Ubuntu
    ## security team.
    deb http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ quantal multiverse
    deb-src http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ quantal multiverse
    deb http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ quantal-updates multiverse
    deb-src http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ quantal-updates multiverse

    ## N.B. software from this repository may not have been tested as
    ## extensively as that contained in the main release, although it includes
    ## newer versions of some applications which may provide useful features.
    ## Also, please note that software in backports WILL NOT receive any review
    ## or updates from the Ubuntu security team.
    deb http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ quantal-backports main restricted universe multiverse
    deb-src http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ quantal-backports main restricted universe multiverse

    deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu quantal-security main restricted
    deb-src http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu quantal-security main restricted
    deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu quantal-security universe
    deb-src http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu quantal-security universe
    deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu quantal-security multiverse
    deb-src http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu quantal-security multiverse

    ## Uncomment the following two lines to add software from Canonical's
    ## 'partner' repository.
    ## This software is not part of Ubuntu, but is offered by Canonical and the
    ## respective vendors as a service to Ubuntu users.
    # deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu quantal partner
    # deb-src http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu quantal partner

    ## Uncomment the following two lines to add software from Ubuntu's
    ## 'extras' repository.
    ## This software is not part of Ubuntu, but is offered by third-party
    ## developers who want to ship their latest software.
    # deb http://extras.ubuntu.com/ubuntu quantal main
    # deb-src http://extras.ubuntu.com/ubuntu quantal main



    prodigy@prodigy:~$ ls /etc/apt/sources.list.d/
    n-muench-programs-ppa-quantal.list


    This are the output of the 2 commands you said

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    Re: E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to corr

    Quote Originally Posted by koolninad View Post
    prodigy@prodigy:~$ sudo apt-get update
    [sudo] password for prodigy:
    E: Could not get lock /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable)
    E: Unable to lock directory /var/lib/apt/lists/
    You should reboot the machine and run that command again. Don't forget to post the entire output.

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    Re: E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to corr

    Now I have rebooted my machine and output is this....

    Ign http://security.ubuntu.com quantal-security InRelease
    Ign http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal InRelease
    Ign http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal-updates InRelease
    Get:1 http://security.ubuntu.com quantal-security Release.gpg [933 B]
    Ign http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal-backports InRelease
    Get:2 http://security.ubuntu.com quantal-security Release [49.6 kB]
    Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal Release.gpg
    Ign http://ppa.launchpad.net quantal InRelease
    Get:3 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal-updates Release.gpg [933 B]
    Get:4 http://ppa.launchpad.net quantal Release.gpg [316 B]
    Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal-backports Release.gpg
    Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net quantal Release
    Ign http://ppa.launchpad.net quantal Release
    Get:5 http://security.ubuntu.com quantal-security/main Sources [28.4 kB]
    Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal Release
    Ign http://ppa.launchpad.net quantal/main Sources/DiffIndex
    Get:6 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal-updates Release [49.6 kB]
    Ign http://ppa.launchpad.net quantal/main i386 Packages/DiffIndex
    Get:7 http://security.ubuntu.com quantal-security/restricted Sources [14 B]
    Get:8 http://security.ubuntu.com quantal-security/universe Sources [13.8 kB]
    Get:9 http://security.ubuntu.com quantal-security/multiverse Sources [691 B]
    Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net quantal/main Sources
    Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal-backports Release
    Get:10 http://security.ubuntu.com quantal-security/main i386 Packages [73.0 kB]
    Hit http://ppa.launchpad.net quantal/main i386 Packages
    Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal/main Sources
    Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal/restricted Sources
    Get:11 http://security.ubuntu.com quantal-security/restricted i386 Packages [14 B]
    Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal/universe Sources
    Get:12 http://security.ubuntu.com quantal-security/universe i386 Packages [34.4 kB]
    Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal/multiverse Sources
    Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal/main i386 Packages
    Get:13 http://security.ubuntu.com quantal-security/multiverse i386 Packages [1,385 B]
    Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal/restricted i386 Packages
    Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal/universe i386 Packages
    Hit http://security.ubuntu.com quantal-security/main Translation-en
    Ign http://ppa.launchpad.net quantal/main Translation-en_US
    Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal/multiverse i386 Packages
    Ign http://ppa.launchpad.net quantal/main Translation-en
    Hit http://security.ubuntu.com quantal-security/multiverse Translation-en
    Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal/main Translation-en
    Hit http://security.ubuntu.com quantal-security/restricted Translation-en
    Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal/multiverse Translation-en
    Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal/restricted Translation-en
    Hit http://security.ubuntu.com quantal-security/universe Translation-en
    Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal/universe Translation-en
    Get:14 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal-updates/main Sources [75.1 kB]
    Get:15 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal-updates/restricted Sources [1,302 B]
    Get:16 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal-updates/universe Sources [77.2 kB]
    Get:17 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal-updates/multiverse Sources [2,936 B]
    Get:18 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal-updates/main i386 Packages [186 kB]
    Ign http://security.ubuntu.com quantal-security/main Translation-en_US
    Get:19 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal-updates/restricted i386 Packages [3,067 B]
    Ign http://security.ubuntu.com quantal-security/multiverse Translation-en_US
    Get:20 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal-updates/universe i386 Packages [163 kB]
    Ign http://security.ubuntu.com quantal-security/restricted Translation-en_US
    Ign http://security.ubuntu.com quantal-security/universe Translation-en_US
    Get:21 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal-updates/multiverse i386 Packages [8,112 B]
    Get:22 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal-updates/main Translation-en [90.0 kB]
    Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal-updates/multiverse Translation-en
    Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal-updates/restricted Translation-en
    Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal-updates/universe Translation-en
    Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal-backports/main Sources
    Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal-backports/restricted Sources
    Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal-backports/universe Sources
    Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal-backports/multiverse Sources
    Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal-backports/main i386 Packages
    Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal-backports/restricted i386 Packages
    Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal-backports/universe i386 Packages
    Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal-backports/multiverse i386 Packages
    Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal-backports/main Translation-en
    Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal-backports/multiverse Translation-en
    Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal-backports/restricted Translation-en
    Hit http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal-backports/universe Translation-en
    Ign http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal/main Translation-en_US
    Ign http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal/multiverse Translation-en_US
    Ign http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal/restricted Translation-en_US
    Ign http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal/universe Translation-en_US
    Ign http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal-updates/main Translation-en_US
    Ign http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal-updates/multiverse Translation-en_US
    Ign http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal-updates/restricted Translation-en_US
    Ign http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal-updates/universe Translation-en_US
    Ign http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal-backports/main Translation-en_US
    Ign http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal-backports/multiverse Translation-en_US
    Ign http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal-backports/restricted Translation-en_US
    Ign http://in.archive.ubuntu.com quantal-backports/universe Translation-en_US
    Fetched 860 kB in 38s (22.2 kB/s)
    Reading package lists... Done
    W: GPG error: http://ppa.launchpad.net quantal Release: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY A6804EA8EAE0D85C

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    Re: E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to corr

    Did this get fixed? If not the first link should work for you.

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    Re: E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to corr

    noo it didnt work for me... m still facing the same proble

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