[xubuntu-users] Package manager error

David Guerra imdavidguerra at gmail.com
Sat Jan 26 04:55:41 UTC 2013


We need to know what you're trying to install.

Click the Applications icon > Accessories > Terminal Emulator

Then type:

sudo apt-get --just-print upgrade

Provide us the output of that.

Then run:

sudo apt-get upgrade

Provide us the output of that as well.




On Fri, Jan 25, 2013 at 9:40 PM, Phil <phil_lor at bigpond.com> wrote:

> Thank you for reading this.
>
> An error icon (a red circle with a white bar through the centre) is
> showing on the status bar that, when clicked on, pops up a message that
> reads, in part:
>
> "An error has occurred. Please run Package manager from the right-click
> menu or run apt-get in a terminal to see what is wrong."
>
> Is this a known problem that will be corrected with an update? If not, how
> should I correct the error?
>
> I don't know where the right-click menu is and I don't know what options
> are required to run apt-get.
>
> Both Software Updater and Ubuntu Software Centre fail.
>
> --
> Regards,
> Phil
>
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