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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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
ProcEnviron:
 PATH=/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/games
 LANG=en_AU.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
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 https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu if you are uncertain if they are bugs. For help on reporting bugs, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/ReportingBugs .

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