gnome-terminal can't run dpkg --configure -a refuse to grant superuser privilege and cache->open()failed

Bug #403891 reported by victoria on 2009-07-24

This bug report was converted into a question: question #77977: gnome-terminal can't run dpkg --configure -a refuse to grant superuser privilege and cache->open()failed.

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gnome-terminal (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: gnome-terminal

inary package hint: gnome-terminal

Evertime I try to install updates or download any application off the ubuntu applications menu this thing pops up and says an error occured. When I try to type 'dpkg --configure -a' or 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' in a terminal it doesn't help. I'm using 8.04. version of ubuntu.every time i try to run dpkg terminal says i need to have superuser priviledge to do that

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 8.10
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/gnome-terminal
Package: gnome-terminal 2.24.1-0ubuntu1
SourcePackage: gnome-terminal
Uname: Linux 2.6.27-7-generic i686

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victoria (victoria13love) wrote :
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Chris Coulson (chrisccoulson) wrote :

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 .

Changed in gnome-terminal (Ubuntu):
status: New → Invalid
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