package libnm-glib-vpn1:amd64 1.2.6-0ubuntu0.16.04.1 failed to install/upgrade: package is in a very bad inconsistent state; you should reinstall it before attempting configuration

Bug #1687137 reported by lisicong on 2017-04-29
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This bug affects 4 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
network-manager (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

This is a problem occurred while installing software. I think it's the broken package libnm-glib-vpn1:amd64. So I reinstall the package via "sudo apt-get install libnm-glib-vpn1:amd64", and I worked. But this morning when I turned on my Ubuntu, this error showed up.

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: libnm-glib-vpn1:amd64 1.2.6-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.8.0-36.36~16.04.1-generic 4.8.11
Uname: Linux 4.8.0-36-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2.5
Architecture: amd64
Date: Fri Apr 28 23:09:09 2017
DuplicateSignature:
 package:libnm-glib-vpn1:amd64:1.2.6-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
 Unpacking eclipse-cdt (8.6.0-1) ...
 dpkg: error processing package libnm-glib-vpn1:amd64 (--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
IfupdownConfig:
 # interfaces(5) file used by ifup(8) and ifdown(8)
 auto lo
 iface lo inet loopback
InstallationDate: Installed on 2017-04-26 (2 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64 (20170215.2)
IpRoute:
 default via 192.168.1.1 dev enp2s0 proto static metric 100
 169.254.0.0/16 dev enp2s0 scope link metric 1000
 192.168.1.0/24 dev enp2s0 proto kernel scope link src 192.168.1.201 metric 100
NetworkManager.state:
 [main]
 NetworkingEnabled=true
 WirelessEnabled=true
 WWANEnabled=true
RelatedPackageVersions:
 dpkg 1.18.4ubuntu1.2
 apt 1.2.20
SourcePackage: network-manager
Title: package libnm-glib-vpn1:amd64 1.2.6-0ubuntu0.16.04.1 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)
nmcli-con:
 NAME UUID TYPE TIMESTAMP TIMESTAMP-REAL AUTOCONNECT AUTOCONNECT-PRIORITY READONLY DBUS-PATH ACTIVE DEVICE STATE ACTIVE-PATH
 Wired connection 1 ecb1a366-4b15-3c84-b205-2afd7986d3ba 802-3-ethernet 1493433046 2017年04月29日 星期六 10时30分46秒 yes 4294966297 no /org/freedesktop/NetworkManager/Settings/0 yes enp2s0 activated /org/freedesktop/NetworkManager/ActiveConnection/0
nmcli-dev:
 DEVICE TYPE STATE DBUS-PATH CONNECTION CON-UUID CON-PATH
 enp2s0 ethernet connected /org/freedesktop/NetworkManager/Devices/1 Wired connection 1 ecb1a366-4b15-3c84-b205-2afd7986d3ba /org/freedesktop/NetworkManager/ActiveConnection/0
 wlp3s0b1 wifi disconnected /org/freedesktop/NetworkManager/Devices/3 -- -- --
 wlx085700b719e2 wifi disconnected /org/freedesktop/NetworkManager/Devices/0 -- -- --
 lo loopback unmanaged /org/freedesktop/NetworkManager/Devices/2 -- -- --
nmcli-nm:
 RUNNING VERSION STATE STARTUP CONNECTIVITY NETWORKING WIFI-HW WIFI WWAN-HW WWAN
 running 1.2.6 connected started full enabled enabled enabled enabled enabled

lisicong (lisicong) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in network-manager (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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