i tried to install backup manager and i had a message : E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem.

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Binary package hint: yelp

backup dont run and synaptic don t run too.

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
Date: Sat Jun 27 00:33:20 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 8.04
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/yelp
NonfreeKernelModules: fglrx
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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alaixi (alaixih) said :
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alaixi (alaixih) said :

synaptic don t run too and have the same error message.

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Nick Ellery (nick.ellery) said :

Nick Ellery suggests this article as an answer to your question:
FAQ #52: “'dpkg --configure -a' problem when trying to run Synaptic”.

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surfrico (alischr001) said :

  you need to run this in the terminal "sudo dpkg -configure a" it should help the the problem.

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