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misterfixit
September 30th, 2012, 01:32 AM
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installArchives() failed: Preconfiguring packages ...
Preconfiguring packages ...
Preconfiguring packages ...
Preconfiguring packages ...
dpkg: unrecoverable fatal error, aborting:
syntax error: unknown user 'clamav' in statoverride file
Error in function:
SystemError: E:Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2)

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This is the message I receive when updating. I've followed all advice given in other threads on this subject. Still no resolution of problem. clamav is listed as a user in "users"; WTF is going on here. I am not going to do a Window$ and reboot, reinstall, etc. either.