View Full Version : [ubuntu] Updates unable to update?

September 24th, 2009, 03:10 AM
I was trying to update the computer and i typed my password and stuff but every time i try to update it a window appears "an error occured"
inside it says:
E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem.
E: _cache->open() failed, please report.

how do i go about fixing this?

thankyou in advance,

September 24th, 2009, 03:19 AM
Open a terminal, (Applications, Accessories, Terminal) and type:

sudo dpkg --configure -a

You will be asked to enter your password. As you type you won't see it. Press ENTER once you have typed it completely.

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