you must manually run 'dpkg

Asked by Gaetan Garceau on 2008-02-28

Binary package hint: cupsys

E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem.
E: _cache->open() failed, please report.

i cant installed any up dates i always get that message wen am ready to installed the 191 up dates can you help me my email <email address hidden>
tak s Gaetan montreal

Murat Gunes (mgunes) said : #1

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 .

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

Just open Terminal (Applications->Accesories->Terminal) and type "sudo dpkg --configure -a" (without quotation marks).

Thanks Vojtěch Trefný, that solved my question.

i dont know why it writin that it solved and i dint write that so help me to find out how it got there because my propleme is the same i just dont know how and where to go to do what you hake me but what i am now worry the most is i dont know how is writhing under my name

Thanks Vojtěch Trefný, that solved my question. i never wroted that prase in here help me to find out because some one is using my name now

mark (mark5044) said : #7

i type sudo dpkg--configure-a and it tells me not found