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How to fix broken packages in Ubuntu via Terminal. To do so list broken packages in Ubuntu and then Ubuntu users can fix broken packages via command line. If a package installation fails in Linux Ubuntu, it can cause few problems. For example, the package manager freezes or become locked. It is a bit problem to use Ubuntu properly while the system packages are broken or corrupt. Luckily, there are few ways to resolve the issue.

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  • If you know the name of the broken package, you can remove it manually using the following command.

  • sudo dpkg --remove -force --force-remove-reinstreq PACKAGE_NAME_GOES_HERE

If you aren’t sure about the name of the broken package, follow the commands given below:

  • Command 1

  • sudo apt-get --fix-broken install

Command 2

If a Ubuntu package installation fails (due to dependencies), run the following command

  • sudo apt-get clean
  • sudo apt-get install -f
  • sudo dpkg --configure -a
  • sudo apt-get update

Command 3

  • sudo rm /var/lib/apt/lists/* -vf
    sudo apt-get update
  • Command 4

  • sudo apt-get clean
  • sudo apt-get autoclean
  • sudo apt-get autoremove
    Command 5

  • sudo dpkg --configure -a
    sudo apt-get update
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