Comment 4 for bug 1806265

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George Nace (gnace) wrote :

I would appreciate a suggestion for appropriate commands in deb or dpkg that might help me narrow down the specific cause or fix the broken cache. I'm reluctant to use the file system to remove the
file '/etc/java-8-openjdk/' manually, but that will probably my next step.

dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/openjdk-8-jre-headless_8u191-b12-2ubuntu0.18.04.1_amd64.deb (--unpack):
 trying to overwrite shared '/etc/java-8-openjdk/', which is different from other instances of package openjdk-8-jre-headless:amd64
dpkg-deb: error: paste subprocess was killed by signal (Broken pipe)
Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)