• Dpkg Error Reading Package Info File ‘/var/lib/dpkg/status’ Input/output Error

    “dpkg: error: reading package info file ‘/var/lib/dpkg/status … – “dpkg: error: reading package info file ‘/var/lib/dpkg/status’: Input/output error” After installing squid i cant install nothing anymore. H am new in ubuntu and cant understand what is going on. when i try update heres what i get: Code:

    apt – “E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg … – That message is generic. It just means that the dpkg instance called by apt/apt-get failed for some reason. It doesn’t explain why, how, or give hints how ……

    … grep-status: /var/lib/dpkg/status:15945: expected a colon. I don’t see anything . Ubuntu; … It’s a dot character in the description field of a mono library package and inserting a colon did not … dpkg: error: parsing file ‘/var/lib/dpkg/status’ near line 29579 package ‘gnome-terminal …

    … parse error, in file ‘/var/lib/dpkg/status’ near line 27317 package ‘virtualbox-3.0’: error in Share your knowledge … parse error, in file ‘/var/lib/dpkg/status’ near line 27317 package ‘virtualbox-3.0’: error in Version string `3 … dpkg is dead! error in /var/lib/dpkg/available: dezert …

    Full error dpkg: failed to open package info file `/var/lib/dpkg/available’ for reading: Input/output error Runing 10.10 on USB.All was fine until a week ago then when trying to update I get that error. Ive followed instructions in many threads to no avail.

    You can’t “recreate” /var/lib/dpkg/status in the sense of just running a command and the file magically appears. No. You need to use a backup of the file, and learn never going around deleting things of the /var/lib directory:

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    E: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/), are you root? This line says you are not authorized to install/update. You need to be root ……

    dpkg is the base command for handling Debian packages on the system. If you have .deb packages, it is dpkg that allows installation or analysis of their ……