Page 1 of 1

[SOLVED] just because one package refuses to delete....

Posted: Sat Jun 16, 2012 12:49 am
by beast
nothing will update
error message:
E: /var/cache/apt/archives/tvpvrd_3.3.5-1~removed1_amd64.deb: subprocess new post-removal script returned error exit status 1

more details:
(Reading database ... 252858 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to replace tvpvrd 3.3.5-1~removed1 (using .../tvpvrd_3.3.5-1~removed1_amd64.deb) ...
Unpacking replacement tvpvrd ...
update-rc.d: /etc/init.d/tvpvrd exists during rc.d purge (use -f to force)
dpkg: warning: subprocess old post-removal script returned error exit status 1
dpkg - trying script from the new package instead ...
update-rc.d: /etc/init.d/tvpvrd exists during rc.d purge (use -f to force)
dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/tvpvrd_3.3.5-1~removed1_amd64.deb (--unpack):
subprocess new post-removal script returned error exit status 1
No apport report written because MaxReports is reached already
update-rc.d: /etc/init.d/tvpvrd exists during rc.d purge (use -f to force)
dpkg: error while cleaning up:
subprocess new post-removal script returned error exit status 1
Preparing to replace libapt-pkg4.11 0.8.16~exp5ubuntu13.4 (using .../libapt-pkg4.11_0.8.16~exp5ubuntu13.5_amd64.deb) ...
Unpacking replacement libapt-pkg4.11 ...
Processing triggers for man-db ...
Processing triggers for ureadahead ...
Errors were encountered while processing:
/var/cache/apt/archives/tvpvrd_3.3.5-1~removed1_amd64.deb
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
A package failed to install. Trying to recover:
Setting up libapt-pkg4.11 (0.8.16~exp5ubuntu13.5) ...
Processing triggers for libc-bin ...
ldconfig deferred processing now taking place

mint 12 x64 on mate desktop

Re: just because one package refuses to delete....

Posted: Fri Jun 22, 2012 12:29 pm
by beast
this is still a very big problem for me

Re: just because one package refuses to delete....

Posted: Fri Jun 22, 2012 1:51 pm
by stratus_ss
did you try

Code: Select all

sudo dpkg --remove --force-remove-reinstreq <name of package>

Re: just because one package refuses to delete....

Posted: Sun Jun 24, 2012 2:36 pm
by beast
randall@randall-FQ582AA-ABA-SR5710F ~ $ sudo dpkg --remove --force-remove-reinstreq tvpvrd_3.3.5-1
[sudo] password for randall:
dpkg: warning: there's no installed package matching tvpvrd_3.3.5-1

Re: just because one package refuses to delete....

Posted: Sun Jun 24, 2012 2:59 pm
by Anakinholland
beast wrote:randall@randall-FQ582AA-ABA-SR5710F ~ $ sudo dpkg --remove --force-remove-reinstreq tvpvrd_3.3.5-1
[sudo] password for randall:
dpkg: warning: there's no installed package matching tvpvrd_3.3.5-1
Try

Code: Select all

sudo dpkg --remove --force-remove-reinstreq 'tvpvrd_3.3.5-1~removed1_amd64'
If that doesn't work, use

Code: Select all

apt-cache search ^tvpvrd
to find the appropriate packagename.

Re: [SOLVED] just because one package refuses to delete....

Posted: Sun Jun 24, 2012 3:32 pm
by beast
it worked!!!! my computer is up todate and you made the christmas card list!





<there is no christmas card list>