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Old 07-20-2007, 09:42 AM   #1
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Error when trying to install programs


Hi, I get an error when trying to install programs. Im trying to install NDISwrapper so i can get my Wireless Adapter Working (Netgear WG111v2)

here is the error i get:

E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem.
E: _cache->open() failed, please report.

Please help asap.
 
Old 07-20-2007, 09:45 AM   #2
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you must manually run 'dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem.
And did you?
 
Old 07-20-2007, 09:47 AM   #3
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But what do I run it in? Terminal?

It says:
hill@hill-laptop:~$ dpkg --configure -a
dpkg: requested operation requires superuser privilege

how do i get superuser privilege.

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Old 07-20-2007, 09:59 AM   #4
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I do it in Terminal right?
 
Old 07-20-2007, 10:13 AM   #5
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Somebody please help me asap.....
 
Old 07-20-2007, 10:35 AM   #6
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you need to run it as a superuser, ie:

sudo dpkg --configure -a
 
Old 07-20-2007, 11:02 AM   #7
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Now it asks me for a password, what is my password?
 
Old 07-20-2007, 11:05 AM   #8
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It would be the root password.
 
  


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