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I am a complete novice at this and to Linux Mint, so please be nice and patient, thanks.
I noticed that update manager was stating that there were some updates for my system, and so clicked on the icon. It opened okay and listed the items that had updates to install. I duly clicked on the 'Install Updates' button, authenticated it and it merrily went on it's way to install them, but then threw up the following message:
E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem.
E: _cache->open() failed, please report.
Firstly, what does this mean?
And secondly, How do I resolve it?
Any advice, resolution gratefully accepted.
Many Thanks everyone.