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Old 12-23-2014, 06:22 AM   #1
ren4itoy
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Software Manager won't launch and Synaptic's showing error


Hello friends. I'm really pissed, cause I've been looking everywhere for solution but no luck.
So here's my problem: Software Manager is not launching anymore. Asking for the password and then nothing.
Synaptic Package Manager is not working either. It's showing this error:
E: Could not open file /var/lib/dpkg/status - open (2: No such file or directory)
E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.
E: _cache->open() failed, please report.

Can someone help? I can't install anything anymore even .deb files won't open.
Thank you guys
 
Old 12-23-2014, 09:23 AM   #2
jdkaye
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In a terminal can you type the following commands and then post the output you receive for them:
Code:
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
jdk
 
Old 12-25-2014, 03:57 AM   #3
ren4itoy
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thank you but someone helped me by typing some commands which i don't remember lol but thanks
 
  


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