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Old 02-18-2011, 10:22 PM   #1
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my kpackagekit doesn't work when i refresh it

first hello my name is Giovanni im new to Linux and my problem is that my kpackagekit doesn't work.I open it then I check to see if there are any upgrades it needs there aren't any so I refresh it.the next thing that happens is that it gives me an error message.I get this an internal error has occurred.Then there's this Error Type:
Error Value: coercing to Unicode: need string or buffer, exceptions.SystemError found
File : /usr/share/PackageKit/helpers/apt/, line 2216, in
File : /usr/share/PackageKit/helpers/apt/, line 2213, in main
run(args, options.single)
File : /usr/share/PackageKit/helpers/apt/, line 2175, in run
File : /usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/packagekit/, line 699, in dispatcher
self.dispatch_command(args[0], args[1:])
File : /usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/packagekit/, line 606, in dispatch_command
File : /usr/share/PackageKit/helpers/apt/, line 202, in _locked_cache
func(*args, **kwargs)
File : /usr/share/PackageKit/helpers/apt/, line 1498, in refresh_cache
File : /usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/packagekit/, line 723, in format_string
txt = unicode(text, encoding, errors='replace')I don't know what to do so if someone could help me please I would appreciate it
Old 02-21-2011, 11:56 PM   #2
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What is the output of
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade
in the terminal?
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