I keep getting the same thing while removing it or updating. It doesn't move. I done remove,purge,reinstall and nothing seems to get past this point.

jimbow@ShitToaster ~ $ sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove ndiswrapper-dkms
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
The following packages will be REMOVED:
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
1 not fully installed or removed.
After this operation, 767 kB disk space will be freed.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
(Reading database ... 290881 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing ndiswrapper-dkms (1.60-3~ubuntu16.04.2) ...


I did apt-cache policy ndiswrapper-dkms to see if it's installed and I got this

  Installed: 1.60-3~ubuntu16.04.2
  Candidate: 1.60-3~ubuntu16.04.2
  Version table:
 *** 1.60-3~ubuntu16.04.2 500
        500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates/universe amd64 Packages
        500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates/universe i386 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
     1.59-6 500
        500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 Packages
        500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe i386 Packages

  • Is the result the same with: sudo apt-get purge ndiswrapper* Welcome to Ask Ubuntu. – chili555 Jan 28 '18 at 23:50
  • Wonderful hostname. – Nonny Moose Jan 29 '18 at 1:14
  • How do you know it's still installed? – Nonny Moose Jan 29 '18 at 1:15
  • @chili555 its the same thing for every kinda removal with ndiswrapper. – Jimbow Jan 29 '18 at 2:09
  • @NonnyMoose I can't install or update anything with that installed being broken. I can not even install the program via .deb – Jimbow Jan 29 '18 at 2:12

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