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I try sudo apt-get upgrade after running update, but not working ! here is the error details

sudo apt-get upgrade 

[sudo] password for andrei: 
Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done 
The following packages have been kept back: playonlinux 
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 1 not upgraded. 
1 not fully installed or removed. Need to get 0 B/46,3 MB of archives. 
After this operation, 0 B of additional disk space will be used. 
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? Y 
dpkg: error processing google-chrome-stable 
(--configure): package google-chrome-stable is not ready for configuration 
cannot configure (current status `half-installed')    
No apport report written because MaxReports is reached already 
Errors were encountered while processing: google-chrome-stable 
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) 
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Run the following command,

sudo apt-get autoclean

to remove any partially installed package (in this case google-chrome-stable). Then install the package again.

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i follow you and i get this andrei@andrei-H61M-DS2:~$ sudo apt-get autoclean [sudo] password for andrei: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done andrei@andrei-H61M-DS2:~$ –  user216585 Nov 17 '13 at 15:56
    
its good? what is show ? –  user216585 Nov 17 '13 at 15:57
    
Now could you please install the package again (google-chrome) from here google.com/intl/en/chrome/browser/… give us an update. –  heemayl Nov 17 '13 at 16:01
    
i have already google chrome , when i run sudo apt-get autoclean ,nothing happened with google chrome its remained in the computer! –  user216585 Nov 17 '13 at 16:05
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This is because you have half-installed packages. You may fix that with

sudo apt-get install -f

or, if that gives you an error as well, try to uninstall (and possibly re-install) the problematic package(s). In this case:

sudo apt-get remove google-chrome-stable

Edit: If apt-get doesn't work, maybe dpkg will:

sudo dpkg --remove google-chrome-stable
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not work -> dpkg: error processing google-chrome-stable (--remove): Package is in a very bad inconsistent state - you should reinstall it before attempting a removal. Errors were encountered while processing: google-chrome-stable –  user216585 Nov 17 '13 at 15:40
    
its a problem because i have google chrome instaled not chromium web browser , i have google chrome and chromium web browser ! –  user216585 Nov 17 '13 at 15:47
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