Apt broken

Joel Oliver joelol75 at verizon.net
Mon Jan 26 01:19:50 UTC 2009

Michael Satterwhite wrote:
> Preconfiguring packages ...
> Setting up base-files (4.0.1ubuntu5.8.04.3) ...
> /var/lib/dpkg/info/base-files.postinst: 156: awk: not found
> /var/lib/dpkg/info/base-files.postinst: 156: awk: not found
> dpkg: error processing base-files (--configure):
>  subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 127
> Errors were encountered while processing:
>  base-files
> E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

Also try:

sudo dpkg --configure -a

to try to resolve any install problems (unconfigured packages) and:

sudo apt-get install -f

to resolve any missing dependencies.


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