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After removing console-tools using

apt-get --purge remove console-tools

I am getting the following error during boot

init: Failed to spawn console-setup main process: unable to execute: No such file or directory
fsck from util-linux-ng 2.17.2
fsck from util-linux-ng 2.17.2

So it looks like remove messed up to correctly remove console-tools package. How to get rid of this error message?

I'm using 10.04 Server edition.

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Because I've installed it myself to check something, now I no more need it! – Pablo Feb 22 '12 at 14:56
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That's talking about console-setup, not console-tools. Is console-setup installed?

If it isn't, it probably left /etc/init/console-setup.conf behind.

If it is, maybe reinstall it? apt-get install --reinstall console-tools.

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dpkg shows console-setup deinstall which I guess means uninstalled. So is it safe to delete /etc/init/console-setup.conf? – Pablo Feb 25 '12 at 12:55
dpkg --purge console-setup – tumbleweed Feb 25 '12 at 15:01

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