package libc6 2.23-0ubuntu7 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess new pre-installation script returned error exit status 1

Bug #1713677 reported by Jacobus Meulendijks on 2017-08-29
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Bug Description

i tried to install Google Chrome. but my Ubuntu does not seem to like it

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: libc6 2.23-0ubuntu9
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.8.0-53.56~16.04.1-generic 4.8.17
Uname: Linux 4.8.0-53-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: wl
ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2.6
Architecture: amd64
Date: Wed Aug 2 22:17:47 2017
Dependencies:
 gcc-6-base 6.0.1-0ubuntu1
 libc6 2.23-0ubuntu7
 libgcc1 1:6.0.1-0ubuntu1
DuplicateSignature:
 package:libc6:2.23-0ubuntu7
 Preparing to unpack .../libc6_2.23-0ubuntu9_amd64.deb ...
 debconf: DbDriver "config": /var/cache/debconf/config.dat is locked by another process: Resource temporarily unavailable
 dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/libc6_2.23-0ubuntu9_amd64.deb (--unpack):
  subprocess new pre-installation script returned error exit status 1
ErrorMessage: subprocess new pre-installation script returned error exit status 1
InstallationDate: Installed on 2017-04-22 (129 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64 (20170215.2)
RelatedPackageVersions:
 dpkg 1.18.4ubuntu1.2
 apt 1.2.20
SourcePackage: glibc
Title: package libc6 2.23-0ubuntu7 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess new pre-installation script returned error exit status 1
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

w3hat do i do now?

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