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Re: package won't configure, stuck in queue




thanks.

On Wed, May 30, 2018 at 5:26 PM, Andy Smith <andy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi Charles,
>
> On Wed, May 30, 2018 at 09:24:44AM -0500, Charles Zeitler wrote:
>> it froze before fully configured, and i killed apt.
>> now I get the message to do "sudo dpkg --configure -a"
>> whenever i use apt/synaptic.
>>
>> when I try "sudo dpkg --configure -a", however, it also freezes before
>> finishing configuration.
>
> What happens if you use dpkg -r to remove initramfs-tools and try
> installing it again with apt?

sudo dpkg --dry-run -r initramfs-tools
dpkg: dependency problems prevent removal of initramfs-tools:
 linux-image-4.9.0-6-amd64 depends on initramfs-tools (>=
0.120+deb8u2) | linux-initramfs-tool; however:
  Package initramfs-tools is to be removed.
  Package linux-initramfs-tool is not installed.
  Package initramfs-tools which provides linux-initramfs-tool is to be removed.
 linux-image-4.9.0-6-amd64 depends on initramfs-tools (>=
0.120+deb8u2) | linux-initramfs-tool; however:
  Package initramfs-tools is to be removed.
  Package linux-initramfs-tool is not installed.
  Package initramfs-tools which provides linux-initramfs-tool is to be removed.

dpkg: error processing package initramfs-tools (--remove):
 dependency problems - not removing
Errors were encountered while processing:
 initramfs-tools


>
> Cheers,
> Andy
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