Now I lost the dmz cursor and I always get the following error when sudo apt upgrade

Setting up dmz-cursor-theme (0.4.5ubuntu1) ...
update-alternatives: error: alternative path /usr/share/icons/DMZ-White/cursor.theme doesn't exist
dpkg: error processing package dmz-cursor-theme (--configure):
 installed dmz-cursor-theme package post-installation script subprocess returned error exit status 2
Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

How can I recover this file? I already tried with sudo apt install --reinstall dmz-cursor-theme but I only get the error

E: Internal Error, No file name for dmz-cursor-theme:amd64

You have to manually recreate the file path with:

sudo mkdir -p /usr/share/icons/DMZ-White/

and then run reinstallation:

sudo apt-get install --reinstall dmz-cursor-theme

or if it continue to fail - install its package from cache directly:

sudo dpkg -i --force-all /var/cache/apt/archives/dmz-cursor-theme*.deb
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  • The last line worked. I just had to download dmz-cursor-theme deb from pkgs.org – Saavestro Nov 4 '19 at 22:55

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