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.

Bug #497633 reported by Anivair on 2009-12-17
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flashplugin-nonfree (Ubuntu)
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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

Anivair (anivair) wrote :
Jean-Baptiste Lallement (jibel) wrote :

Thanks for your report.

Please open a Terminal from the menu Applications->Accessories->Terminal and type or copy and paste the row below:

sudo apt-get --reinstall install flashplugin-nonfree
sudo dpkg --configure -a
sudo apt-get -f install

give your user password when requested, you don't see nothing when you type it, then press enter.

Hope this helps

Changed in flashplugin-nonfree (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
Anivair (anivair) wrote :

Here's the apt-get output:

anivair@anivair-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get --reinstall install flashplugin-nonfree
[sudo] password for anivair:
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
You might want to run `apt-get -f install' to correct these:
The following packages have unmet dependencies:
  flashplugin-nonfree: Depends: flashplugin-installer but it is not going to be installed
E: Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt-get -f install' with no packages (or specify a solution).

So that blows. Contrinuing on anyway (because it can hardly hurt much) gives me:

anivair@anivair-desktop:~$ sudo dpkg --configure -a
anivair@anivair-desktop:~$

anivair@anivair-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get -f install
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Correcting dependencies... Done
The following extra packages will be installed:
  flashplugin-installer flashplugin-nonfree
Suggested packages:
  konqueror-nsplugins ttf-xfree86-nonfree xfs
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  flashplugin-installer
The following packages will be upgraded:
  flashplugin-nonfree
1 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 3 not upgraded.
1 not fully installed or removed.
Need to get 0B/21.4kB of archives.
After this operation, 61.4kB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]?
Preconfiguring packages ...
dpkg: error processing flashplugin-nonfree (--remove):
 Package is in a very bad inconsistent state - you should
 reinstall it before attempting a removal.
Errors were encountered while processing:
 flashplugin-nonfree
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

So far, no good. It looks like the package is so broken that I can neither install it nor remove it via apt-get. is there a way to remove it manually? (of course there is, but how do I do that without breaking apt-get?)

Anivair (anivair) wrote :

locate libflashplayer.so shows nothing. still wants flashplugin-installer. I get the same error when i try installing only flashplugin-installer.

Jean-Baptiste Lallement (jibel) 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.

Sadly, no dice on plan B either.

anivair@anivair-desktop:~$ sudo dpkg --purge --force-remove-reinstreq
flashplugin-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 1
Errors were encountered while processing:
 flashplugin-nonfree

On Fri, Dec 18, 2009 at 5:14 PM, Jean-Baptiste Lallement
<email address hidden> 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 a direct subscriber
> of the bug.
>

--
later,
       ~joe auerbach

http://www.anivair.com

Anivair (anivair) wrote :

However, it looks like the solution on the bug you mentioned worked
just fine. thanks.

On Wed, Dec 30, 2009 at 9:27 PM, JoE <email address hidden> wrote:
> Sadly, no dice on plan B either.
>
>
> anivair@anivair-desktop:~$ sudo dpkg --purge --force-remove-reinstreq
> flashplugin-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 1
> Errors were encountered while processing:
>  flashplugin-nonfree
>
>
>
>
> On Fri, Dec 18, 2009 at 5:14 PM, Jean-Baptiste Lallement
> <email address hidden> 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 a direct subscriber
>> of the bug.
>>
>
>
>
> --
> later,
>       ~joe auerbach
>
> http://www.anivair.com
>

--
later,
       ~joe auerbach

http://www.anivair.com

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Please can you write in spanish i'm mexican and i don't understand much de english

> Date: Thu, 31 Dec 2009 02:33:30 +0000
> From: <email address hidden>
> To: <email address hidden>
> Subject: Re: [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.
>
> *** This bug is a duplicate of bug 429841 ***
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/429841
>
> However, it looks like the solution on the bug you mentioned worked
> just fine. thanks.
>
> On Wed, Dec 30, 2009 at 9:27 PM, JoE <email address hidden> wrote:
> > Sadly, no dice on plan B either.
> >
> >
> > anivair@anivair-desktop:~$ sudo dpkg --purge --force-remove-reinstreq
> > flashplugin-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 1
> > Errors were encountered while processing:
> > flashplugin-nonfree
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > On Fri, Dec 18, 2009 at 5:14 PM, Jean-Baptiste Lallement
> > <email address hidden> 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 a direct subscriber
> >> of the bug.
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > later,
> > ~joe auerbach
> >
> > http://www.anivair.com
> >
>
>
> --
> 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/497633
> You 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 packag...

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gbulmash (gbulmash) wrote :
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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 <email address hidden> sent:
> *** This bug is a duplicate of bug 429841 ***
>
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/429841
> Sadly, no dice on plan B either.
>
>
> aniva
> ir@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
> <email address hidden>> 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
> a direct subscriber> of the bug.
> >
>
>
> --
> 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 ...

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Anivair (anivair) wrote :

sal: here's my best spanish

entre en esto en un terminal:

rm /var/lib/dpkg/info/flashplugin-nonfree.prerm
dpkg --remove --force-remove-reinstreq flashplugin-nonfree
dpkg --purge --force-remove-reinstreq flashplugin-nonfree

esto trabajada para mí

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