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CJ_Hudson
May 18th, 2008, 07:03 PM
Hi,
after solving my initial updates installation problem successfully using:

apt-get dist-upgrade

I now have another one generated when I tried to install a video codec thingy from here:

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RestrictedFormats/StreamingVideo

...and the error I get is:

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

(The intial:

sudo apt-get update

,seems to function correctly and compiles the list.)

I would be extrmely grateful for any assistance in this matter.

Mogbug

Pumalite
May 18th, 2008, 07:07 PM
Try:
sudo dpkg --configure -a
sudo apt-get -f install
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade.

CJ_Hudson
May 19th, 2008, 09:20 AM
Hi,
I also obtain an error message on start-up:

The Panel encountered a problem while loading DAFIID:GNOME_MixerApplet





Please can you advise me on this issue because I think I typed an incorrect commend in the terminal window and accidentally pressed return before I could correct it.

iaculallad
May 19th, 2008, 09:30 AM
Try reinstalling "gnome-applets" and it's dependencies "gnome-applets-data" using Synaptics.

dhemir
May 19th, 2008, 09:42 AM
Try:
sudo dpkg --configure -a
sudo apt-get -f install
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade.
where we will type these,I am a bit new for ubuntu :)

iaculallad
May 19th, 2008, 09:51 AM
where we will type these,I am a bit new for ubuntu :)

Access your terminal:

Applications->Accessories->Terminal

That's where you input those commands.

CJ_Hudson
May 19th, 2008, 10:46 PM
Hi iaculallad,
The error message

The Panel encountered a problem while loading DAFIID:GNOME_MixerApplet

didn't appear again after re-booting. When it asked me if I wanted to delete the offending applet I typed "No".

Mogbug :-)

iaculallad
May 20th, 2008, 01:07 AM
Hi iaculallad,
The error message

The Panel encountered a problem while loading DAFIID:GNOME_MixerApplet

didn't appear again after re-booting. When it asked me if I wanted to delete the offending applet I typed "No".

Mogbug :-)

Navigate through Synaptic Package Manager and re-install the "gnome-applets" and its dependencies "gnome-applets-data".

dhemir
May 20th, 2008, 05:03 AM
will i write all of them or try one by one?when i copy all of them it makes some process and stops???
thanks

iaculallad
May 20th, 2008, 05:29 AM
will i write all of them or try one by one?when i copy all of them it makes some process and stops???
thanks

If this is the command you are mentioning:

sudo dpkg --configure -a
sudo apt-get -f install
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade.

Execute the commands one at a time. Let the first command finish its task before executing the second and third command.

dhemir
May 20th, 2008, 06:20 AM
i think it started....really thanks...you became a candle to my darkness..thanks for your kindness.. :)

iaculallad
May 20th, 2008, 06:29 AM
Glad to be of help :) Good Luck and Go Ubuntu