Flash-plugin NonFree won't upgrade and prevents APT from working in 10.04

Bug #487116 reported by julianweber
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flashplugin-nonfree (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: flashplugin-nonfree

I upgraded to 10.04 using the update console. Everyting worked except for FlashPlugin-nonfree. Dpkg claimed that the package was in a very inconsistent state and should be reinstalled before removal. I could not get it to reinstall with dpkg. I also could not get it removed even using --force-reinstall-required. It would start the removal and then fail.

ProblemType: Package
 flashplugin-nonfree: Remove
 flashplugin-installer: Install
 flashplugin-nonfree: Install
 flashplugin-installer: Configure
 flashplugin-nonfree: Configure
Architecture: i386
Date: Sun Nov 22 19:15:05 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
ErrorMessage: Package is in a very bad inconsistent state - you should reinstall it before attempting a removal.
Package: flashplugin-nonfree
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-14.48-generic
SourcePackage: flashplugin-nonfree
Title: package flashplugin-nonfree failed to install/upgrade: Package is in a very bad inconsistent state - you should reinstall it before attempting a removal.
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-14-generic i686

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julianweber (spam-netweber) wrote :
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Jean-Baptiste Lallement (jibel) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. This particular bug has already been reported and is a duplicate of bug 429841, so it is being marked as such. Please look at the other bug report to see if there is any missing information that you can provide, or to see if there is a workaround for the bug. Additionally, any further discussion regarding the bug should occur in the other report. Please continue to report any other bugs you may find.

Changed in flashplugin-nonfree (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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