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Re: dpkg --configure -a




On Tue, Oct 03, 2017 at 10:12:28PM +0200, Peter Ries wrote:
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> 
> Hello!
> 
> 
> I have seen in the Internet, many people have the problem, that they get following message:
> "E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem."
> 
> When runing the command: 'sudo dpkg --configure -a', then first it starts, but it will not end in the Terminal.
> 
> Nothing changes on the Computer.
> 
> Followind commands are not able to execute: upgrade, purge, install and similar.
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> I also have got this trouble. On my Computer the problem was caused by installing "apache2". I cannot remove it, because "purge" does not work.
> 
I find this to be unlikely.

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> I have seen in the Internet, many people gave an answere to help. But I did not find any solution!
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> So I ask You to give me a way, how it could work. 
> 
Without seeing the precise error message from your console it will be
difficult to make any suggestions.  Please provide the complete output
you are seeing with the error message.

> My idea was only to reinstall Debian
> 
That seems a bit drastic.  There might be an easier solution.

Regards,

-Roberto

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Roberto C. Sánchez