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Old 04-12-2008, 09:59 PM   #1
totaldisaster
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Why cant I install applications? on Add/Remove Applications


When I try to install a application on Add/Remove... from the Applications menu and I confirm the install I get this error message:


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



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Please help.
 
Old 04-13-2008, 12:34 AM   #2
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"...you must manually run 'dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem."

Did you try doing what the error message suggests?
 
Old 04-13-2008, 01:02 AM   #3
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sudo dpkg --configure -a

may be better
 
  


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