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Old 01-25-2007, 08:51 PM   #1
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dpkg configure issue...How do I fix it?

When i try to install an app onto my computer, running linux ubuntu 6.10 or leafy edge, I get an error asking me to manually run dpkg --configure -a , i open a terminal and type in "dpkg --configure -a" (without the quotation marks) and the terminal says SUPERUSER PERMISSIONS NEEDED or something similar, what do i do?, i wan't to fix the problem, and i'm not even sure what i would do if it did work, i'm pretty sure a menu comes up, and i don't know what i would do if it did. I would like to fix this problem, so that i can continue testing programs or apps on my computer so any help would be appreciated. MJ
Old 01-25-2007, 09:03 PM   #2
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sudo dpkg --configure -a

...and enter your password
Old 01-25-2007, 09:21 PM   #3
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Smile Thanks!

That was very simple and quick, thank you!, MJ


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