synaptic package manager frozen

Asked by johny q on 2008-02-20

E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem.
E: _cache->open() failed, please report.

Bhavani Shankar (bhavi) said : #1

hello johny

Type the following command in a terminal (applications -> accessories -> terminal)

sudo dpkg --configure -a

Bhavani Shankar.

Vojtěch Trefný suggests this article as an answer to your question:
FAQ #52: “Can't install new software and updates”.

Bhavani Shankar (bhavi) said : #3

Dupe of question #25279