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Could not install or uninstall package due to previous configuration issues. I tried sudo apt-get -f install. it didn't work. Tried sudo apt-get --purge remove php5-xdebug. No change. Appreciate any help.

$ sudo apt-get install php5-xdebug
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree 
Reading state information... Done
php5-xdebug is already the newest version.
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 10 not upgraded.
3 not fully installed or removed.
After this operation, 0 B of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y
Setting up php5-xdebug (2.2.1-1) ...
ERROR: /etc/php5/mods-available/xdebug.ini does not exist
dpkg: error processing php5-xdebug (--configure):
subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 2
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of php-codecoverage:
php-codecoverage depends on php5-xdebug; however:
Package php5-xdebug is not configured yet.
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Try to make by /etc/php5/mods-available/xdebug.ini hand, and then purge the package and then sudo apt-get -f install. Hope to work properly for you.

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Thanks much!!! It worked. – user136742 Mar 1 '13 at 18:17

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