google-chrome-stable causes dpkg to fail every command

Myriam Schweingruber myriam at
Wed Aug 5 12:39:15 UTC 2015

Hi Luca,

On Wed, Jul 29, 2015 at 3:02 PM, Luca Ferrari <fluca1978 at> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm stucked with my system, since every operation I try to make with
> dpkg and/or apt-get fails due to google-chrome-stable:
> # dpkg -P google-chrome-stable
> (Reading database ... 412132 files and directories currently installed.)
> Removing google-chrome-stable (37.0.2062.120-1) ...
> xdg-icon-resource: size argument must be numeric
> What can I do at this point?
looks like this mail got drowned in the Akademy week, did you find a
solution yet? Else it would be helpful to know your exact distribution
version and whether you have any PPA activated, as those could cause a

Regards, Myriam

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