View Full Version : [ubuntu] problems with uninstalling web content control

January 4th, 2010, 02:51 PM

I get an error when i try to uninstall a parental control software which i just installed a week ago. It does not uninstall the package...

anand@anand-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get remove --purge webcontentcontrol
[sudo] password for anand:
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
libglib1.2ldbl gambas2-gb-form kdelibs4c2a linux-headers-2.6.31-14 libgtk1.2
clamav clamav-freshclam kdelibs-data libdns50 aggregate liblualib50
clamav-base gambas2-gb-form-dialog libclamav6 gambas2-runtime firehol
gambas2-gb-qt libavahi-qt3-1 libmikmod2 tinyproxy dansguardian
gambas2-gb-qt-kde-html libgtk1.2-common gambas2-gb-qt-kde libtommath0
libqt3-mt liblua50 linux-headers-2.6.31-14-generic gambas2-gb-gtk
gambas2-gb-gui gambas2-gb-settings
Use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove them.
The following packages will be REMOVED:
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
After this operation, 1,004kB disk space will be freed.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y
(Reading database ... 185252 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing webcontentcontrol ...
prerm remove|deconfigure called
Unconfiguring dansguardian+firehol+tinyproxy
FireHol is running
TinyProxy is stopped
DansGuardian is stopped
* Stopping Firewall firehol [ OK ]
Stopping tinyproxy: tinyproxy.
* Stopping DansGuardian dansguardian [ OK ]
FireHol is running
TinyProxy is stopped
DansGuardian is stopped
There was an error
dpkg: error processing webcontentcontrol (--purge):
subprocess installed pre-removal script returned error exit status 1
Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

January 4th, 2010, 04:21 PM
first, kill the app. in terminal type sudo pkill webcontentcontrol
then try uninstalling

January 4th, 2010, 05:11 PM
I continue to get the same error message...

January 4th, 2010, 05:15 PM
try the steps from http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/debian-26/sub-process-usrbindpkg-returned-an-error-code-1-171107/
then do the steps from my other post