Ubuntu – E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run ‘sudo dpkg –configure -a’ to correct the problem.

Ubuntu – E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run ‘sudo dpkg –configure -a’ to correct the problem.

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While installing Paper-theme on my Elementary 0.3.2 Freya it got frozen and restarted, and since then I can’t install nor delete anything.
“E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run ‘sudo dpkg –configure -a’ to correct the problem.” – this is what I get all the time.
I tried couple links but the problem remains.

Best Answer

  • After some blind actions I opened Nautilus as a root and found /var/lib/dpkg/update/ and deleted all files. Now everything is working as it used to.

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