the dpkg system does not work

Asked by csalp on 2009-12-06

after i fail to install ubuntu-tweak*.deb, i can't install any softwares i want.worse , i can't open the Synaptic Package Manager ,and just only get the following information:
  E: The package ubuntu-tweak needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it.
  E: Internal error opening cache (1). Please report.
how bad!

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
Date: Sun Dec 6 21:42:47 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 8.04
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/yelp
Package: yelp 2.22.1-0ubuntu2.8.04.3
PackageArchitecture: i386
SourcePackage: yelp
Uname: Linux 2.6.24-24-generic i686

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csalp (csalp) said : #1
Chris Coulson (chrisccoulson) said : #2

Thank you for taking the time to report this issue and helping to make Ubuntu better. Examining the information you have given us, this does not appear to be a bug report so we are closing it and converting it to a question in the support tracker. We appreciate the difficulties you are facing, but it would make more sense to raise problems you are having in the support tracker at if you are uncertain if they are bugs. For help on reporting bugs, see

Its not an official package so is not supported here. This may help you reinstall:

Please close as invalid

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