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I am a brand new Linux Mint user on Maya 13 and I was running the Update Manager after install, when it got to updating configuration files the Manager Just froze, i left it alone for 2hrs.+ and finally decided to reboot now when i run the manager i get the error E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem. E: _cache->open() failed, please report. so i opened a terminal and did that. And got a lot of parameters updating w/ this at the end of it: Errors were encountered while processing: grub-pc What can i do??

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Hi There!

Actually a great place to start would be the Linux Mint forums. There are a TON of seasoned long-time Linux Mint users there who REALLY know their stuff, and could likely either get you pointed in the right direction, or perhaps even just "hand" you a command line (customized to your situation) which would rectify your issue. (Please see the attached link to get directly to the official Linux Mint support forum)

I will say that in my experience (regarding errors stemming from an interrupted / crashed Linux update operation or a (basically) corrupted grub, I've always found it best to just "bite the bullet" and do a full wipe and reinstall your preferred distro. Also: So far (about 3-4 months now), Mint 18 has been nothing but good to me; so you might consider stepping up to that instead, as there have been a TON of bug fixes and improvements since 13.

For folks with a decent amount of system RAM and video card, I'd recommend the "cinnamon" version. For older computers with 2 GB (or less) of RAM, I'd stick with "MATE" (which is essentially "gnome".

I'm very happy to "meet" another fellow Linux user, and I wish you the best of luck!!



https://forums.linuxmint.com/

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If you are going to use your restore disks, the system will go back to the factroy settings, which means it will work in a way it worked when you purchased it. So as a result you should surely have your sound card working.
However any software or data which you loaded after purchasing will be lost as well.


Also before using the PC restore, you may also try the system restore.
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This link is a how to document on repairing the BootLoader:

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You may have to copy and paste the link into your browser.
If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Thanks, Joe

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