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I am using Ubuntu. Yesterday I have installed Adobe Flash plugin to my laptop. The installation was interrupted,and it didn't complete. However, the software shows in the installed software menu. Today I have tried to install another program, but the attempt failed, with error message 'your last installation was incomplete, fix that first'. The problem is that I can't remove Adobe Flash from the laptop,and can't install anything else. Kindly help me.

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It is quite difficult to understand your question. Are you asking how to remove adobe flash? If so, you can edit your question title and body to clarify. –  Rory Alsop Mar 22 '12 at 19:31
    
Sorry for having edited your question that much, but it was very unclear for some. I hope now you will be more likely to get helpful answers. Cheers! –  Rafał Cieślak Mar 22 '12 at 19:37
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Just a note: this is related (same question, actually): unix.stackexchange.com/questions/34768/… –  Rafał Cieślak Mar 22 '12 at 19:44

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You will need to completely remove Adobe Flash Player Plugin and re-install using the commands below:

  1. Ctrl+Alt+T
  2. $ sudo apt-get remove --purge adobe-flashplugin flashplugin* nspluginwrapper
  3. $ sudo apt-get install --reinstall adobe-flashplugin
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E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem. -hai this was the reply.how i fix it.. –  bob prasnt Mar 22 '12 at 19:39
    
@bobprasnt run sudo dpkg --configure -a to continue the installation of the package, after its done it should be correctly installed. –  Bruno Pereira Mar 22 '12 at 19:40

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