Problems installing software and/or updates. Heron version 8.04

James Gray james at gray.net.au
Mon Oct 6 03:38:04 BST 2008


On 06/10/2008, at 1:07 PM, Glenn wrote:

> When trying to install software using "update manager" or "add/ 
> remove" I
> get the following error:
>
> E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'dpkg --configure -a"  
> to
> correct the problem.
> E: _cache->open()failed, please report.
>
> Any help is much appreciated.

Just an idea, but here's two suggestions:

1. Open a terminal and type "sudo dpkg --configure -a"

2. Same terminal (or a different one...doesn't matter) "sudo apt-get - 
f install"

Please report any success/failure with any errors returned :)

Cheers,

James
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