Can not remove totem-gstreamer package

Bug #24545 reported by Marcelo Ferreira da Costa on 2005-10-24
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
totem (Ubuntu)
Sebastien Bacher

Bug Description

When I attempt to remove the totem-gstreamer pakage using apt-get or synaptic, I
received the following error:
update-alternatives: internal error:
/var/lib/dpkg/alternatives/gnome-video-thumbnailer corrupt: missing newline
after manflag
dpkg: error processing totem-gstreamer (--remove):
subprocess pre-removal script returned error code 2
Errors was found during process:
E: sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

Daniel Holbach (dholbach) wrote :

Which version of Ubuntu and dpkg do you use? Does 'dpkg -l | grep -v ^ii' report

I have used Ubuntu 5.04 "upgraded" to 5.10. After a fresh install the issue
disappear. Thanks for the support.

Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Closing since that's fixed, thank you for the comment

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