package zlib1g:i386 1:1.2.8.dfsg-2ubuntu4 failed to install/upgrade: package is in a very bad inconsistent state; you should reinstall it before attempting configuration

Bug #1670889 reported by Ed van Helden on 2017-03-07
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
zlib (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

memory 7.5 GB
processor intel core i5-3320M cpu @ 2.6Ghz x4
Graphics intel Ivybridge Mobile
OS type 64-bit
Disk 228.0 GB

Laptop Thinkpad-T430

E: zlib1g: 32.4324:package is in a very bad inconsistent state; you should reinstall it before attempting configuration
E: libpciaccess0: 32.4324:dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
E: libdrm-intel1: 32.4324:dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
E: libelf1: 32.4324:dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
E: libllvm3.8: 32.4324:dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
E: libgl1-mesa-dri: 32.4324:dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
E: libgl1-mesa-glx: 32.4324:dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
E: libglu1-mesa: 32.4324:dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
E: libpng12-0: 32.4324:dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
E: libfreetype6: 32.4324:dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
E: libfontconfig1: 32.4324:dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
E: libtiff5: 32.4324:dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
E: libgd3: 32.4324:dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
E: libxml2: 32.4324:dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
E: libgphoto2-6: 32.4324:dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
E: libgnutls30: 32.4324:dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
E: libldap-2.4-2: 32.4324:dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
E: wine1.6-i386: 32.4324:dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
E: libcups2: 32.4324:dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
E: libsane: 32.4324:dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
E: libxslt1.1: 32.4324:dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
E: lsb-core: dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
E: lsb-printing: dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
E: lsb: dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
E: epson-inkjet-printer-201303w: dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
E: wine1.6: dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
E: wine: dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
E: wine1.6-amd64: dependency problems - leaving unconfigured

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: zlib1g:i386 1:1.2.8.dfsg-2ubuntu4
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.8.0-39.42~16.04.1-generic 4.8.17
Uname: Linux 4.8.0-39-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2.5
Architecture: amd64
Date: Mon Mar 6 22:54:41 2017
Dependencies:
 gcc-6-base 6.0.1-0ubuntu1
 libc6 2.23-0ubuntu5
 libgcc1 1:6.0.1-0ubuntu1
DuplicateSignature:
 package:zlib1g:i386:1:1.2.8.dfsg-2ubuntu4
 Processing triggers for gconf2 (3.2.6-3ubuntu6) ...
 dpkg: error processing package zlib1g: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 2017-02-22 (13 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64 (20170215.2)
PackageArchitecture: i386
RelatedPackageVersions:
 dpkg 1.18.4ubuntu1.1
 apt 1.2.19
SourcePackage: zlib
Title: package zlib1g:i386 1:1.2.8.dfsg-2ubuntu4 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)

Ed van Helden (warhogg) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Ed van Helden (warhogg) wrote :

removed package zlib1g:i386, Autoremoved all dependents. Reinstalled package zlib1g:i386.

No errors found.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in zlib (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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