[ubuntu-uk] problems upgrading

Sean Miller sean at seanmiller.net
Wed Nov 7 06:35:59 GMT 2007

> Hi there I am reporting something here:
> E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'dpkg --configure -a' to
> correct the problem.
> E: _cache->open() failed, please report.

If you powered down (or your machine powered down) halfway through an
upgrade it's going to have had a bad effect on the packaging system, with
things left half-installed.

What happens when you type "sudo dpkg --configure -a" as instructed?  Does
it resolve the issue?  If not, what does it do?

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