View Full Version : [ubuntu] Package operation failed

November 3rd, 2016, 02:55 PM
The installation or removal of a software package failed.

whenever I try to install this update it shows package operation failed, the details of the update are in screen shot.

November 3rd, 2016, 02:57 PM
Close the update manager and try it from the terminal..

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get upgrade

Then post back the errors, if indeed there are any.

November 3rd, 2016, 03:04 PM
it shows this after upgrade, but no change

After this operation, 0 B of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
(Reading database ... 561955 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack .../power-commands_0.2.0-0extras14.04.0_all.deb ...
Unpacking power-commands (0.2.0-0extras14.04.0) over (0.1.7-0extras14.04.0) ...
dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/power-commands_0.2.0-0extras14.04.0_all.deb (--unpack):
trying to overwrite '/usr/share/applications/shutdown.desktop', which is also in package session-shortcuts 1.2
Processing triggers for bamfdaemon (0.5.3~bzr0+16.04.20160824-0ubuntu1) ...
Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/bamf-2.index...
Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-6ubuntu3.1) ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22-1ubuntu5) ...
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.59ubuntu1) ...
Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)