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I have an issue with this application called "Sandboxgamemaker". First of all, it did not install properly as the Software Center was struck at "Applying Changes". When I opened the Update Manager in order to recover, it warned me to not to proceed without a 'partial update', which is of-course for the improperly installed Sandboxgamemaker app.

As I did, the Update Manager stopped responding and I thought of doing it manually. So I used the below command

sudo dpkg --configure -a

Both in the Update Manager and in the terminal, despite trying for all the given options of:

replace PlatinumArtsSandbox2.6.1/bin/jpeg.dll? [y]es, [n]o, [A]ll, [N]one, [r]ename:

I'm struck here, as shown below:

Processing triggers for python-central ...
Setting up sandboxgamemaker (2.6.1+dfsg-7) ...
Cleaned old data
--2012-07-25 18:05:21--  http:// sandboxgamemaker. com/sandbox/
Connecting to||:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 301 Moved Permanently
Location: http://  www.sandboxgamemaker. com/sandbox/ [following]
--2012-07-25 18:05:23--  http:// www. sandboxgamemaker. com/ sandbox/
Resolving www. sandboxgamemaker. com...
Reusing existing connection to
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 416 Requested Range Not Satisfiable

The file is already fully retrieved; nothing to do.

replace PlatinumArtsSandbox2.6.1/bin/jpeg.dll? [y]es, [n]o, [A]ll, [N]one, [r]ename: 
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Well you could try sudo apt-get update --fix-missing and fix any missing dependencies on your computron. :) If that doesn't work, try removing it and reinstalling. See if you get the same issue.

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Thank you very much @UrFriendlyVirus. I did the --fix-missing thing, it updated few things, but in the end all it showed me was > E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem. – Sunit Prasad Jul 27 '12 at 5:42
Glad to hear your problem is resolved @Sunit Prassad! – themidnightowl Jul 27 '12 at 12:41
No no.. sadly, it didn't.. I tried your suggestion, after few steps of execution, it again asked me to run the "sudo dpkg --configure -a" and that is what is my problem as I mentioned!! please look at the screen shots from the below link... – Sunit Prasad Jul 27 '12 at 15:41

Got the answer.

First I used this code

sudo apt-get update --fix-missing

when it completed its execution, I tried to force remove the faulty application by a simple

sudo dpkg -r –force-depends

and then finally

sudo dpkg --configure -a

and bingo problem solved!

Thank you very much @UrFriendlyVirus

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