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Old 03-21-2009, 01:11 PM   #1
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dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'dpkg --configure -a' to correct the prob


hello every one
i run the following command to install jdk
sudo aptitude install sun-java6-jre sun-java6-plugin
i got the following error
unable to open lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open
plzzzzz help me
after this i typed the following command
rm lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock
synaptic manager is not working it is giving the following error
E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem.
E: _cache->open() failed, please report.
 
Old 03-21-2009, 01:14 PM   #2
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Post run 'dpkg --configure -a'

hello every one
i run the following command to install jdk
sudo aptitude install sun-java6-jre sun-java6-plugin
i got the following error
unable to open lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open
plzzzzz help me
after this i typed the following command
rm lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock
synaptic manager is not working it is giving the following error
E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem.
E: _cache->open() failed, please report.[/QUOTE]
 
Old 03-21-2009, 01:16 PM   #3
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open a terminal, login as root and type
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dpkg --configure -a
 
Old 03-21-2009, 02:41 PM   #4
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if the suggested remedy doesn't work, then more than likely you will need to use apt-get or aptitude to remove the offending package. Then re-install and try again. I have had some cases where it was a bit of a challenge to figure out the offending package.
 
  


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