cannot use apt-get

Asked by kahoo

apt-get install ncftp
E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem.

dpkg --configure -a
dpkg: failed to link `/var/lib/dpkg/status' to `/var/lib/dpkg/status-old' for backup of status info: Operation not permitted

help ~

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Abi ^-^ (abiyasa-eka) said :

Hello open terminal


sudo dpkg --configure -a (with sudo)

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kahoo (kahoo80) said :

i am using root
thanks for your help Abi

i am going to re-install the whole system again :(

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Mark Rijckenberg (markrijckenberg) said :

Hi kahoo,

There is probably no need to reinstall the whole system.

Please try this procedure:



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