package evince-common 3.18.2-1ubuntu4.1 failed to install/upgrade: package is in a very bad inconsistent state; you should reinstall it before attempting configuration

Bug #1704558 reported by Kasey McFarland on 2017-07-15
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
evince (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

I'm not sure what's wrong with my computer.

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: evince-common 3.18.2-1ubuntu4.1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-83.106-generic 4.4.70
Uname: Linux 4.4.0-83-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2.5
Architecture: amd64
Date: Sat Jul 15 09:55:42 2017
DuplicateSignature:
 package:evince-common:3.18.2-1ubuntu4.1
 Setting up libevview3-3:amd64 (3.18.2-1ubuntu4.1) ...
 dpkg: error processing package evince-common (--configure):
  package is in a very bad inconsistent state; you should
ErrorMessage: package is in a very bad inconsistent state; you should reinstall it before attempting configuration
InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-11-05 (251 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64 (20160719)
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcCmdline: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-4.4.0-83-generic.efi.signed root=UUID=681dd408-e5f7-4fe5-a53e-b26cce065387 ro quiet splash vt.handoff=7
SourcePackage: evince
Title: package evince-common 3.18.2-1ubuntu4.1 failed to install/upgrade: package is in a very bad inconsistent state; you should reinstall it before attempting configuration
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Kasey McFarland (k.mick.j) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in evince (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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