Package: virtualbox-ext-pack

Андрей Воронов voronov at
Mon Mar 20 08:12:09 UTC 2017


I use VirtualBox 5.1 from repository:

deb xenial contrib

but the package virtualbox-ext-pack is trying download version 5.0:


LANG=C apt-get dist-upgrade
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Calculating upgrade... Done
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
1 not fully installed or removed.
After this operation, 0 B of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n]
Setting up virtualbox-ext-pack (5.0.32-0ubuntu1.16.04.2) ...
virtualbox-ext-pack: downloading:
The file will be downloaded into /usr/share/virtualbox-ext-pack
Progress state: NS_ERROR_FAILURE
VBoxManage: error: Failed to install 
VBoxManage: error: VBoxExtPackRegister returned VERR_VERSION_MISMATCH, 
pReg=0000000000000000 ErrInfo='VirtualBox version mismatch - expected 
5.0 got 5.1'
VBoxManage: error: Details: code NS_ERROR_FAILURE (0x80004005), 
component ExtPackManagerWrap, interface IExtPackManager
VBoxManage: error: Context: "RTEXITCODE handleExtPack(HandlerArg*)" at 
line 1158 of file VBoxManageMisc.cpp
dpkg: error processing package virtualbox-ext-pack (--configure):
  subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

Is it scenario incorrect code or may you advise me way to avoid this fault?

Andrey Voronov

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