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I had very similar issue which was described in this question - ambiguous package name 'libglib2.0-0' with more than one installed instance. It didn't give me solution, but I have modified /var/lib/dpkg/status and I have removed duplication of ligbglib2-0-0 or something like it. I've started to get a new error, which is almost exactly the same, but I can't see anything that's duplicated in /var/lib/dpkg/status now. Any ideas?

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From a post I read on I could solve my problem by running:

 sed -n -e"s,/,\\\\\\\\/,g; s/:$(dpkg --print-architecture)$//p " \
       /var/lib/dpkg/triggers/File \
 | while read line; do
      sudo sed -i -e"/^$line$/d" /var/lib/dpkg/triggers/File
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