Adept error committing changes...

Glenn gamcclary at
Sat Nov 17 20:09:10 UTC 2007

cherryfinals wrote:
> Sorry I wasn't clearer...
> The problem report "Adept error committing changes" is not just a Gutsy
> issue. I've seen it now in three different versions of Kubuntu.
> I happens when you are updaing with Adept and for some reason
> (interrupted download, corrupt file, etc) the program exits without
> properly committing the files. Subsequent attempts to open Adept won't
> let you modify or update anthing.
> The fix is to run this line from a terminal window:
> sudo dpkg --configure -a
> That will allow you to properly close the files that are locked open.
> Then, you can run either Adept or Synaptic and finish the update
> process.
> Hope that addresses your issue.
> Good luck. 
> Stan

Thanks for your comments, Stan.

The update icon was still showing this AM, so I ran it again and it

I didn't change anything, so the problem with the update itself must
have been fixed at the source.


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