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  1. #1
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    Feb 2013

    Exclamation 12.10 Update: dependency problems prevent configuration...

    Hi! I'm getting the following error while trying to update my system. Any suggestions would be very appreciated.

    user# apt-get upgrade
    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree       
    Reading state information... Done
    0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
    2 not fully installed or removed.
    After this operation, 0 B of additional disk space will be used.
    Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y
    Setting up linux-image-3.5.0-25-generic (3.5.0-25.39) ...
    Running depmod.
    update-initramfs: deferring update (hook will be called later)
    Failed to symbolic-link /boot/initrd.img-3.5.0-25-generic to initrd.img:File exists at /var/lib/dpkg/info/linux-image-3.5.0-25-generic.postinst line 614.
    dpkg: error processing linux-image-3.5.0-25-generic (--configure):
     subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 17
    dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of linux-image-extra-3.5.0-25-generic:
     linux-image-extra-3.5.0-25-generic depends on linux-image-3.5.0-25-generic; however:
      Package linux-image-3.5.0-25-generic is not configured yet.
    dpkg: error processing linux-image-extra-3.5.0-25-generic (--configure):
     dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
    Errors were encountered while processing:
    E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Feb 2013

    Re: 12.10 Update: dependency problems prevent configuration...

    sudo apt-get purge linux-image-extra-3.5.0-25-generic

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