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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 (=; 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:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

Any help would be much appreciated!

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See this answer: – user25656 Feb 9 '13 at 16:13
Possible duplicate: and other E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) type questions. – user25656 Feb 9 '13 at 16:14
Not the same as my problem, unfortunately – FluffyWeirdO Feb 9 '13 at 20:38
@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

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.


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