On my notebook I get A message to run 'dpkg-- configuire-a' how do I do it?

Asked by Lenward Statham

I can't seem to find a way to run this 'dpkg-- configuire-a'. Can you let me know how to do this?

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Best Vojtěch Trefný (vojtech.trefny) said :

Applications→Accesories→Terminal→ use command "sudo dpkg-- configuire-a" (without quotation marks).

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Vojtěch Trefný (vojtech.trefny) said :

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

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marcobra (Marco Braida) (marcobra) said :

Please open a Terminal from the menu Applications->Accessories->Terminal and type:

sudo dpkg --configure -a

give your user password when requested, you don't see nothing when you type it, then press enter.

Then to upgrade from terminal:

sudo apt-get -f install
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade

Hope this helps

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Lenward Statham (largeca) said :

Thanks Vojtěch Trefný, that solved my question.