View Full Version : [ubuntu] error message in synaptic

July 22nd, 2009, 04:23 AM
I am trying to go to synaptic and this is the message I am getting

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

what do i do?

July 22nd, 2009, 04:30 AM
i figured it out now it says i have a broken file go to filter to find it. what does that mean?

July 22nd, 2009, 04:33 AM
You will need to open a terminal window (Apps->Accessories->Terminal) and type

dpkg --configure -a

and then press enter. Post back whatever message it says.