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Old 09-29-2010, 12:30 PM   #1
Siddhant2010
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Ubuntu crashed while installing updates


Hey, this is my first tryst with linux, so this might seem to be a very trivial problem:

While installing updates for ubuntu 9.04, there was an unexpected crash saying that 'E:dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run sudo dpkg--configure-a' to correct the problem

What does this mean?
When i tried to follow the instruction, it said that sudo could not be found. is this a directory problem? if yes, how do i rectify it?
 
Old 09-29-2010, 12:38 PM   #2
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I think the problem is the command

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sudo dpkg --configure -a
Note the spaces between dpkg and --configure and between --configure and -a

By the looks of what you typed in the above post, that might well be the problem. And in which case it probably did not say that it could not find sudo but that it could not find dpkg--configure-a

If you entered the command correctly, I don't know what is wrong
 
  


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