Using dpkg to install upgrade and distupgrade packages. Ask Question. (upgrade packages to upgrade and distupgrade packages to distupgrade) aptget upgrade does not consider manually built and installed packages. 0. Fix extracted but not configured package blocker. 0. dpkg is the base command for handling Debian packages on the system. If you have.
deb packages, it is dpkg that allows installation or analysis of their contents. But this program only has a partial view of the Debian universe: it knows what is installed on the system, and whatever it is given on the command line, but knows nothing of the other Nov 27, 2005 Dpkg doesnt have to be used by aptget, you can use it manually as well.
From the man dpkg command: dpkg a mediumlevel package manager for Debian Whatever that means. In keeping with GNULinux system security, only the Manually upgrade dpkg install can use the dpkg application. Dpkg is a typical GNULinux application that is dpkg can't install dpkg update how do I update anything?
The problem is either that the dpkg package didn't install correctly, or the metadata is corrupt. Let's deal with the first problem. I suspect I might try manually redownloading the dpkg deb using something like wget or curl and then manually extracting the contents of the E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'dpkg configure a' to correct the problem. It also said report I received my new Inspiron 910 with Ubuntu just a couple of days ago and ran Update Manager last night.
May 11, 2009 my upgrade from 8. 04 (or maybe 8. 10 i forget) failed and now whenever i try to install anything i get the error message" E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually @Tshepang aptitude upgrade dpkg wants to upgrade dpkg dpkgdev, aptitude upgrade wants to install about a bazillion packages. aptget upgrade dpkg however wants to install about a bazillion packages. I was correct for aptitude but not for aptget. dpkg is a package manager for Debianbased systems. It can install, remove, and build packages, but unlike other package management systems, it cannot automatically download and install packages or their dependencies.