package fonts-smc 1:7.0 failed to install/upgrade: package is in a very bad inconsistent state; you should reinstall it before attempting configuration

Bug #1773984 reported by Raymundo Suárez vidaur on 2018-05-29
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fonts-smc (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

It happened when I was trying to execute the update for some apps.

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 18.04
Package: fonts-smc 1:7.0
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.15.0-22.24-generic 4.15.17
Uname: Linux 4.15.0-22-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.9-0ubuntu7
Architecture: amd64
Date: Tue May 29 08:37:28 2018
DuplicateSignature:
 package:fonts-smc:1:7.0
 Unpacking linux-firmware (1.173.1) over (1.173) ...
 dpkg: error processing package fonts-smc (--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 2018-01-26 (123 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 17.10 "Artful Aardvark" - Release amd64 (20171018)
PackageArchitecture: all
Python3Details: /usr/bin/python3.6, Python 3.6.5, python3-minimal, 3.6.5-3
PythonDetails: /usr/bin/python2.7, Python 2.7.15rc1, python-minimal, 2.7.15~rc1-1
RelatedPackageVersions:
 dpkg 1.19.0.5ubuntu2
 apt 1.6.1
SourcePackage: fonts-smc
Title: package fonts-smc 1:7.0 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)

tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
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