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I am mainly a Windows user and deal with Ubuntu on the side. I have a 1TB drive with Ubuntu on 100GB and windows taking up the rest. Windows XP won't load (corrupted bootleg copy) I am now using Ubuntu.

I upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04 and when I try to install any new program, it tries to remove linux-image-3.0.0-23-generic first. However, there is always an error concerning that package (or whatever it is called) and won't install the program.

I cannot update or install anything new. I tried all the apt-get commands and other sudo commands I found on Ubuntu and Linux forums, but when I ask specifically about that package, there is no answer.

What is the issue, is it that I just have to scrap it all, lose everything and go for broke and reinstall Ubuntu? Can someone give me an intelligent answer that I can understand and some procedures too?

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Did you try the dpkg command suggested here: askubuntu.com/questions/126322/… –  mutzmatron Jul 27 '12 at 17:29
can you edit your question to include an example of the output when you try to install something? –  StarNamer Jul 27 '12 at 17:47
What is the exact nature of error you get while it tries to remove? –  Srijan Jul 27 '12 at 19:43
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