I installed xubuntu, after reboot it was installing updates, I stopped it by clocking the close button. Then apt-get didn't work so I removed the file /var/lib/dpkg/lock which I don't know if I should have done. Now when I want to install something with apt-get I get

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

When I run that I get

dpkg: error: parsing file '/var/lib/dpkg/updates/0006' near line 0: newline in field name `#padding'

And I can't install anything. Help?


Easily just delete that file error

sudo rm -rf /var/lib/dpkg/updates/0006

then run again

sudo dpkg --configure -a

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