firestarter won't uninstall

Alvin Thompson alvin-ubuntu at
Tue Sep 13 09:32:08 CDT 2005

this is still broken. nobody knows of a fix for this?


Alvin Thompson wrote:
> if you try to completely remove Firestarter (including config files) you 
> get the error below, and apt gets confused about what files are actually 
> installed. is there any way to fix?
> (Reading database ... 77250 files and directories currently installed.)
> Removing firestarter ...
> Purging configuration files for firestarter ...
> dpkg: error processing firestarter (--purge):
>  subprocess post-removal script returned error exit status 1
> Errors were encountered while processing:
>  firestarter
> Failed to apply all changes! Scroll in the terminal buffer to see what 
> went wrong.

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