message given:-enter at terminal "apt-get install -f" while opening ubuntu software from desk top icon. package pciutils 1:3.5.2-1ubuntu1.1 failed to install/upgrade: package is in a very bad inconsistent state; you should reinstall it before attempting configuration

Bug #1818290 reported by john on 2019-03-01
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pciutils (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

New down load, I am in the process of setting up to my requirements, many thanks

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 18.04
Package: pciutils 1:3.5.2-1ubuntu1.1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.15.0-29.31-generic 4.15.18
Uname: Linux 4.15.0-29-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.9-0ubuntu7.2
AptOrdering:
 libpci3:amd64: Install
 chromium-browser:amd64: Install
 chromium-browser-l10n:amd64: Install
 NULL: ConfigurePending
Architecture: amd64
Date: Fri Mar 1 20:46:19 2019
DpkgHistoryLog:
 Start-Date: 2019-03-01 20:46:01
 Commandline: packagekit role='install-packages'
 Requested-By: john (1000)
 Install: chromium-browser:amd64 (71.0.3578.98-0ubuntu0.18.04.1), chromium-browser-l10n:amd64 (71.0.3578.98-0ubuntu0.18.04.1, automatic)
 Upgrade: libpci3:amd64 (1:3.5.2-1ubuntu1, 1:3.5.2-1ubuntu1.1)
DuplicateSignature:
 package:pciutils:1:3.5.2-1ubuntu1.1
 Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.17-2) ...
 dpkg: error processing package pciutils (--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 2019-02-28 (1 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS "Bionic Beaver" - Release amd64 (20180725)
Python3Details: /usr/bin/python3.6, Python 3.6.7, python3-minimal, 3.6.7-1~18.04
PythonDetails: N/A
RelatedPackageVersions:
 dpkg 1.19.0.5ubuntu2.1
 apt 1.6.8
SourcePackage: pciutils
Title: package pciutils 1:3.5.2-1ubuntu1.1 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)

john (john59036) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
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