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I was updating from 11.04 to 12.04 and I got this message:

Dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'dpkg-configure-a' to correct the problem

now I can't connect to the net nor can I use a cursor on my laptop?

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Do as I exactly said.

After you power on your PC and coming to login screen of Ubuntu. press CTRL+ALT+F1 , It will directs you to a CLI screen then login there with your username and password. Then run as

sudo dpkg-configure-a
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The screen just goes blank, is there anything else I can do – lyndx Aug 21 '13 at 17:35

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