software package cancelled in an unfriendly way,how to repair to install new software

Asked by parvathysomaprasad on 2013-02-22

when i am trying to repair the software package cancelled in an unfriendly way.when i go to synaptic it is said that" an error occured.E:dpkg was interruted,you must manually run 'sudo dpkg__configure_a' to correct the problem
.E:cache->open()filed,please report"
what it means .what will i do???

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Best marcobra (Marco Braida) (marcobra) said :
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Open a terminal by pressing ctrl + alt + t and type (take care of spaces):

sudo dpkg --configure -a

the system ask you for your user password, so type it then press enter...
Note: you will not receive any screen chars back when you type in the requested password

Then you can fully upgrade your system with this commands:

sudo apt-get install -f

sudo apt-get clean
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
sudo apt-get autoremove

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parvathysomaprasad (parvathysuja) said :
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Thanks marcobra (Marco Braida), that solved my question.