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Crash during upgrade to 12

Asked by Ahmet can on 2012-06-24

I was making upgrade to last ubuntu but my computer shut down by mistake and now i cannot use it. It doesnt let me go to the terminal and the screen i enter my password only has username and x next to it. Also i cannot move my mouse

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Last query:
2012-06-24
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2012-07-10

Hold SHIFT at boot and select revcovery mode, then select root. You can now run:

sudo fuser -vki /var/lib/dpkg/lock;sudo dpkg --configure -a

HTH

Ahmet can (can-malcom) said : #2

We entered the comment above but it gives the following error:
Dpkg :error:unable to access dpkg status area: read only file system

Ahmet can (can-malcom) said : #3

Still need an answer

Ahmet can (can-malcom) said : #4

Hey thanks but everything in dashhome is missing. We cant find software center etc.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) said : #5

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