package libpangoxft-1.0-0:i386 1.38.1-1 failed to install/upgrade: package is in a very bad inconsistent state; you should reinstall it before attempting configuration

Bug #1722483 reported by Melania Ghelli on 2017-10-10
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pango1.0 (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Every time I try to install something, the whole procedure fails because of this package. I unsuccesfully tried to reinstall or fix it. What am I supposed to do?
I am using Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS.

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: libpangoxft-1.0-0:i386 1.38.1-1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-96.119-generic 4.4.83
Uname: Linux 4.4.0-96-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2.10
Architecture: amd64
Date: Tue Oct 10 10:42:24 2017
DuplicateSignature:
 package:libpangoxft-1.0-0:i386:1.38.1-1
 Processing triggers for man-db (2.7.5-1) ...
 dpkg: error processing package libpangoxft-1.0-0:i386 (--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 2016-09-24 (380 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64 (20160719)
PackageArchitecture: i386
RelatedPackageVersions:
 dpkg 1.18.4ubuntu1.1
 apt 1.2.15ubuntu0.2
SourcePackage: pango1.0
Title: package libpangoxft-1.0-0:i386 1.38.1-1 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)

Melania Ghelli (melastone) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
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