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I'm having issues with installing these two updates:

  • linux-generic-pae
  • linux-image-generic-pae

Getting the following errors every time I try to upgrade:

Setting up linux-image-3.2.0-35-generic-pae (3.2.0-35.55) ...
Internal Error: Could not find image (/boot/vmlinuz-3.2.0-35-generic-pae)
dpkg: error processing linux-image-3.2.0-35-generic-pae (--configure):
 subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 2
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of linux-image-generic-pae:
 linux-image-generic-pae depends on linux-image-3.2.0-35-generic-pae; however:
  Package linux-image-3.2.0-35-generic-pae is not configured yet.
dpkg: error processing linux-image-generic-pae (--configure):
 dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of linux-generic-pae:
 linux-generic-pae depends on linux-image-generic-pae (= 3.2.0.35.40); however:
  Package linux-image-generic-pae is not configured yet.
dpkg: error processing linux-generic-pae (--configure):
 dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
No apport report written because the error message indicates its a followup error from a previous failure.
Errors were encountered while processing:
 linux-image-3.2.0-35-generic-pae
 linux-image-generic-pae
 linux-generic-pae
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

Any help would be much appreciated!

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See this answer: askubuntu.com/a/185123/25656 –  user25656 Feb 9 '13 at 16:13
    
Possible duplicate: askubuntu.com/q/171205/25656 and other E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) type questions. –  user25656 Feb 9 '13 at 16:14
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Not the same as my problem, unfortunately –  FluffyWeirdO Feb 9 '13 at 20:38
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@vasa1 dpkg can have an exit status of 1 for a wide variety of problems; as the OP says, this is quite different. –  Eliah Kagan Feb 10 '13 at 11:26

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Try sudo apt-get purge linux-image-3.2.0-35-generic-pae then sudo apt-get install linux-image or sudo apt-get -f install I expect would clean up for you also after that first command.

Source: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1036016

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