Florian Diesch wrote:
> Cyborg Alpha <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> *name*@*name*:~$ sudo apt-get remove --remove libio-stringy-perl
>> [sudo] password for ch3:
>> Reading package lists... Done
>> Building dependency tree
>> Reading state information... Done
>> The following packages will be REMOVED:
>> 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 to remove and 1 not upgraded.
>> 3 not fully installed or removed.
>> After this operation, 360kB disk space will be freed.
>> Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y
>> (Reading database ... 193359 files and directories currently installed.)
>> Removing libio-stringy-perl ...
>> dpkg (subprocess): unable to execute installed pre-removal script: Exec
>> format error
> Did you have a crash or file system problems lately?
> echo '#!/bin/sh' |sudo tee /var/lib/dpkg/info/libio-stringy-perl.prerm
> remove and install libio-stringy-perl again.
It seems to have work - there were no error messages during the process.
As for crashes, only firefox caused the whole system to freeze once, but
there were a number of circumstances (in firefox) that could have caused
the problem. There has been no crash since - the one.
thanks for the help
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