View Full Version : [ubuntu] error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/libc6_2.10.1-0ubuntu16_i386.deb

April 16th, 2010, 01:58 PM
My system instructed me to try this command when i tried installing lamp server

sudo apt-get -f install
and the output of the above command is:

Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Correcting dependencies... Done
The following extra packages will be installed:
libc6 libc6-i686
Suggested packages:
The following packages will be upgraded:
libc6 libc6-i686
2 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 247 not upgraded.
3 not fully installed or removed.
Need to get 0B/4,958kB of archives.
After this operation, 0B of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y
Preconfiguring packages ...
(Reading database ... 116183 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to replace libc6 2.10.1-0ubuntu15 (using .../libc6_2.10.1-0ubuntu16_i386.deb) ...
dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/libc6_2.10.1-0ubuntu16_i386.deb (--unpack):
subprocess new pre-installation script returned error exit status 1
Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

What error is this and how do i rectify it??
Please do help me in fixing this error and install lamp-server.

thank u,