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Old 01-05-2010, 12:15 AM   #1
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Question Downloaded Updates now can't connect to Web & am getting errors about package manager

This error is showing up on my laptop with a little do not enter sign. I downloaded updates and now it can't find my internet. It also says my memory is full and that some packages are broken. If this makes sense to anyone please help.

This is the error that it is showing me..

An error occurred, please run package manager from the right click menu or apt-get in a terminal to see what is wrong. The error message was 'Error:BrokenCount>0' This usually means that your installed packages have unmet dependencies.

If you need more info let me know...I may not be a computer genius but I can find my way around...
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Hi, and welcome to LQ!

One tip would be to open your package manager, find the broken packages, and select them for repair/reinstallation. Otherwise, we need to know what distro you're using, as different distros use different package managers and commands pertaining to package management.

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Do you use debian, ubuntu or another debian based distro?
open a terminal, login as root or use sudo and type
apt-get update
apt-get upgrade
to see the errors


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