doing a system upgrade (ubuntu natty to 11.10) samba cannot be upgrded.package samba 2:3.5.8~dfsg-1ubuntu2.3 failed to install/upgrade: ErrorMessage: package samba is not ready for configuration cannot configure (current status `half-installed')

Bug #881146 reported by Felix Zimmermann on 2011-10-24
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Bug Description

well, as I said, I was doing a system upgrade with my package manager, and while doing so I get the error, that sambz cannot upgrade... don|t know anything about samba, did work before flawlessly.

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: samba 2:3.5.8~dfsg-1ubuntu2.3
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.38-11.50-generic 2.6.38.8
Uname: Linux 2.6.38-11-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
ApportVersion: 1.23-0ubuntu3
Architecture: amd64
Date: Tue Oct 25 00:28:33 2011
ErrorMessage: ErrorMessage: package samba is not ready for configuration cannot configure (current status `half-installed')
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu-Studio 11.04 "Natty Narwhal" - Release amd64 (20110426.1)
RelatedPackageVersions:
 nautilus 1:3.2.0-0ubuntu5
 gvfs 1.10.0-0ubuntu1
SambaClientRegression: Yes
SourcePackage: samba
Title: package samba 2:3.5.8~dfsg-1ubuntu2.3 failed to install/upgrade: ErrorMessage: package samba is not ready for configuration cannot configure (current status `half-installed')
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to oneiric on 2011-10-24 (0 days ago)

Felix Zimmermann (z-i-felix87) wrote :
Felix Zimmermann (z-i-felix87) wrote :

Well, after I the upgrade completed, I just did

sudo apt-get install -f

and the problem was solved for me.

Greets

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