package zlib1g:amd64 1:1.2.8.dfsg-2ubuntu4.1 failed to install/upgrade: package zlib1g:amd64 cannot be configured because zlib1g:i386 is not ready (current status 'half-installed')

Bug #1694628 reported by Rudi Thijssen on 2017-05-31
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
zlib (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

The error occured whlile installing the epson xp205 printer driver on ubuntu mate

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: zlib1g:amd64 1:1.2.8.dfsg-2ubuntu4.1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.8.0-53.56~16.04.1-generic 4.8.17
Uname: Linux 4.8.0-53-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2.5
Architecture: amd64
Date: Wed May 31 10:10:22 2017
Dependencies:
 gcc-6-base 6.0.1-0ubuntu1
 libc6 2.23-0ubuntu7
 libgcc1 1:6.0.1-0ubuntu1
DuplicateSignature:
 package:zlib1g:amd64:1:1.2.8.dfsg-2ubuntu4.1
 Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.23-0ubuntu7) ...
 dpkg: error processing package zlib1g:amd64 (--configure):
  package zlib1g:amd64 cannot be configured because zlib1g:i386 is not ready (current status 'half-installed')
ErrorMessage: package zlib1g:amd64 cannot be configured because zlib1g:i386 is not ready (current status 'half-installed')
InstallationDate: Installed on 2017-05-28 (2 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu-MATE 16.04.2 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64 (20170215)
RelatedPackageVersions:
 dpkg 1.18.4ubuntu1.1
 apt 1.2.19
SourcePackage: zlib
Title: package zlib1g:amd64 1:1.2.8.dfsg-2ubuntu4.1 failed to install/upgrade: package zlib1g:amd64 cannot be configured because zlib1g:i386 is not ready (current status 'half-installed')
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Rudi Thijssen (rudi-thijssen) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
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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