package libxfce4util-common 4.12.1-2 failed to install/upgrade: package is in a very bad inconsistent state; you should reinstall it before attempting configuration

Bug #1779064 reported by Olli Patrikainen on 2018-06-28
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libxfce4util (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

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ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: libxfce4util-common 4.12.1-2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-124.148-generic 4.4.117
Uname: Linux 4.4.0-124-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia_uvm nvidia_drm nvidia_modeset nvidia
ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2.15
Architecture: amd64
Date: Mon May 21 17:23:17 2018
Dependencies:

DuplicateSignature:
 package:libxfce4util-common:4.12.1-2
 Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.15-0ubuntu1) ...
 dpkg: error processing package libxfce4util-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 (599 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64 (20160719)
PackageArchitecture: all
RelatedPackageVersions:
 dpkg 1.18.4ubuntu1.4
 apt 1.2.26
SourcePackage: libxfce4util
Title: package libxfce4util-common 4.12.1-2 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)

Olli Patrikainen (ollipat) wrote :
Alex Murray (alexmurray) on 2018-07-05
information type: Private Security → Public
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in libxfce4util (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed

Did reinstalling this package resolve the problem?

sudo apt-get install --reinstall libxfce4util-common

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