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I was installing android studio through the terminal but I had to stop the installation by pressing Ctrl+Z. Now I am trying to run autoclean (after a restart) but it won't run.Why is this happening?

sudo apt-get autoclean
E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 
'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem. 

EDIT: autoclean worked after i ran dpkg --configure -a. But, it still has not removed the inconsistent/incomplete android-studio package.

  • Please edit your question to include the error messages you see when running dpkg --configure -a. That is the root cause of your issue. – gertvdijk Dec 22 '14 at 13:11
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Try uninstalling it with Synaptic Package Manager.

Go to the synaptic. Type in the search bar : 'android'.

Mark it for complete removal and apply.

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