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Hello first I would like to state that I'm new to Ubuntu.

Here is the problem.

The add/remove was originally working great but I closed out one of the windows while it was downloading once. Now I get this error everytime I want to install new software:

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

I tried using the command it told me to, but it says that I need "Superuser" privileges.

Can someone please give me some instruction on how to get this working again?

Thanks.
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sudo dpkg --configure -a
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mkdir View Post
sudo dpkg --configure -a
sudo gives you superuser privileges for the command following it. It's better than using su, because you're still your username.
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Fixed it! Thank you so very much!!!
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