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I am running a Wubi 11-10 on a PC with Windows XP. Attempted software installations fail. The error message reads "An unhandlable error occurred. There seems to be a programming error in aptdaemon". Under details:
Traceback (most recent call last)
Should I try to run the installer over again and hope that the error has been corrected? Or should I delete it and install from a CD or thumb drive. I don;t have the expertise to correct the error. Any suggestions will be welcome.
Let me try to clarify. I have a PC running Windows XP. I downloaded and installed ubuntu 11-10 as a free-standing program on the PC. That is to say, not in a separate partition. The installation appears fine. However, when I try to download and install software, I get the error message shown in my first post. Now I have your response, and I thank you for the link. I used the link and read the thread posted there. The problem cited seems to be the same as mine. The suggested solution was to type from the terminal (1) sudo apt-get clean, (2) sudo apt-get update, and (3) sudo apt-getupgrade. I tried these commands. The first yielded nothing. The second produced a large volume of results which I presume were updates. The third produced some output. When returned to the GUI and tried to download software, I got the same failure notice with the same detail. The only thing I can add is that the person with the problem posted three error details with three different lines cited. I have no idea if this is meaningful.
It seems to me that a short time ago there was a check box after an answer to a problem which said "Did I solve your problem?" or some such. I got the impression that a favorable response would be a feather for the solver. Am I dreaming?
Oh, yes there is. You are looking for "Did you find this post helpful," I presume? Look at my previous post, and where you see the buttons for report, quote, underneath it you click yes. Alternatively, you can click the reputation icon beneath my username in my post on the left hand side.