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Old 11-13-2008, 01:18 AM   #1
sulekha
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Question eturned error exit status 2


Hi all,

whenever i try to upgrade via update manager i am getting the following
message

E: base-files: subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 2


what should i do to make updates possible ?

NB:- i use ubuntu 8.04.1
 
Old 11-14-2008, 04:05 AM   #2
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Try updating from the command line and post back any error messages. Got to Applications -> Accessories -> Terminal and enter
Code:
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
 
  


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