package ubuntu-mono 14.04+16.04.20161024-0ubuntu1 failed to install/upgrade: package is in a very bad inconsistent state; you should reinstall it before attempting configuration

Bug #1721076 reported by SURESH on 2017-10-03
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ubuntu-themes (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

can not update

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: ubuntu-mono 14.04+16.04.20161024-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-93.116-generic 4.4.79
Uname: Linux 4.4.0-93-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2.10
Architecture: amd64
Date: Tue Oct 3 21:46:58 2017
DuplicateSignature:
 package:ubuntu-mono:14.04+16.04.20161024-0ubuntu1
 Processing triggers for dbus (1.10.6-1ubuntu3.3) ...
 dpkg: error processing package ubuntu-mono (--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 2015-11-07 (696 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Beta amd64 (20150805)
PackageArchitecture: all
RelatedPackageVersions:
 dpkg 1.18.4ubuntu1.2
 apt 1.2.24
SourcePackage: ubuntu-themes
Title: package ubuntu-mono 14.04+16.04.20161024-0ubuntu1 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)

SURESH (barcsam) wrote :

Thanks for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. We appreciate the difficulties you are facing, but this appears to be a "regular" (non-security) bug. I have unmarked it as a security issue since this bug does not show evidence of allowing attackers to cross privilege boundaries nor directly cause loss of data/privacy. Please feel free to report any other bugs you may find.

information type: Private Security → Public
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Daniel van Vugt (vanvugt) wrote :

Sounds like bug 1639584

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