View Full Version : [ubuntu] dpkg broken

January 6th, 2009, 07:41 PM
I want to install gftp but DPkg is broken. Look at this:
pete@pete-linux:~$ sudo apt-get install gftp
[sudo] password for pete:
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following extra packages will be installed:
gftp-common gftp-gtk gftp-text
The following NEW packages will be installed:
gftp gftp-common gftp-gtk gftp-text
0 upgraded, 4 newly installed, 0 to remove and 94 not upgraded.
3 not fully installed or removed.
Need to get 0B/525kB of archives.
After this operation, 3785kB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y
dpkg: syntax error in triggers deferred file `/var/lib/dpkg/triggers/Unincorp' at character `U' midline
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2)

Can anybody help

January 20th, 2009, 01:17 AM
sudo apt-get clean
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade --fix-broken
improve things any?