[Bug 497633] Re: package flashplugin-nonfree 9.0.159.0ubuntu1~hardy1 failed to install/upgrade: Package is in a very bad inconsistent state - you should reinstall it before attempting a removal.

gbulmash gbulmash at zoominternet.net
Thu Dec 31 12:56:25 UTC 2009


*** This bug is a duplicate of bug 429841 ***
    https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/429841


Before trying plan B, I did a "find / -name flashplugin-nonfree" and removed everything that find had shown.  

On Wed 12/30/09 21:27 , Anivair Anivair at gmail.com sent:
> *** This bug is a duplicate of bug 429841 ***
> 
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/429841
> Sadly, no dice on plan B either.
> 
> 
> aniva
> ir at anivair-desktop:~$ sudo dpkg --purge --force-remove-reinstreqflashplugin-installer flashplugin-nonfree
> [sudo] password for anivair:
> dpkg: warning: ignoring request to remove flashplugin-installer which
> isn't installed.
> dpkg: warning: overriding problem because --force enabled:
> Package is in a very bad inconsistent state - you should
> reinstall it before attempting a removal.
> (Reading database ... 274036 files and directories currently
> installed.)Removing flashplugin-nonfree ...
> update-alternatives: error: no alternatives for iceape-flashplugin.
> update-alternatives: error: no alternatives for iceape-flashplugin.
> dpkg: error processing flashplugin-nonfree (--purge):
> subprocess installed pre-removal script returned error exit status 2
> postinst called with argument `abort-remove'
> dpkg: error while cleaning up:
> subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status
> 1Errors were encountered while processing:
> flashplugin-nonfree
> 
> 
> 
> On Fri, Dec 18, 2009 at 5:14 PM, Jean-Baptiste Lallement
> jeanbaptiste.lallement at gmail.com> wrote:> Plan B :
> >
> > Try the command below to purge the offending
> packages :> $ sudo dpkg --purge --force-remove-reinstreq
> flashplugin-installer flashplugin-nonfree>
> > Then to reinstall :
> > $ sudo apt-get install
> flashplugin-installer>
> > You don't need to install flashplugin-nonfree which
> is only a> transitional package.
> >
> > Hope this helps.
> >
> > --
> > package flashplugin-nonfree 9.0.159.0ubuntu1~hardy1
> failed to install/upgrade: Package is in a very bad inconsistent state -
> you should  reinstall it before attempting a removal.> 
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/497633> You received this bug notification because you are
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> >
> 
> 
> -- 
> later,
> ~joe auerbach
> 
> http://www.anivair.com
> -- 
> package flashplugin-nonfree 9.0.159.0ubuntu1~hardy1 failed to
> install/upgrade: Package is in a very bad inconsistent state - you should 
> reinstall it before attempting a removal.
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/497633You received this bug notification because you are a direct subscriber
> of a duplicate bug (via bug 429841).
> 
> Status in “flashplugin-nonfree” package in Ubuntu: Incomplete
> 
> Bug description:
> Binary package hint: flashplugin-nonfree
> 
> Package is in a bad inconsistent state after upgrade.  Having trouble
> removing or fully installing.
> ProblemType: Package
> AptOrdering: flashplugin-nonfree: Purge
> Architecture: i386
> Date: Wed Dec 16 23:50:22 2009
> DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
> DpkgTerminalLog:
> Log started: 2009-12-16  23:50:21
> dpkg: error processing flashplugin-nonfree (--purge):
> Package is in a very bad inconsistent state - you should
> reinstall it before attempting a removal.
> ErrorMessage: Package is in a very bad inconsistent state - you should 
> reinstall it before attempting a removal.Package: flashplugin-nonfree 9.0.159.0ubuntu1~hardy1
> ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-16.53-generic
> SourcePackage: flashplugin-nonfree
> Title: package flashplugin-nonfree 9.0.159.0ubuntu1~hardy1 failed to
> install/upgrade: Package is in a very bad inconsistent state - you should 
> reinstall it before attempting a removal.Uname: Linux 2.6.31-16-generic i686
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