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How do I repair or remove the package so that I can install netflix on my laptop?

I get this error message from apt-get:

dpkg: error processing ttf-mscorefonts-installer (--configure):
 package ttf-mscorefonts-installer is not ready for configuration
 cannot configure (current status `half-installed')

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  • now try sudo apt-get install -f – SimplySimon Jul 28 '13 at 12:11
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to completely remove a package

sudo apt-get purge package
sudo apt-get clean

you can then try to reinstall.

If it still fails my suggestion would be to copy the MS fonts in an USB drive from a Windows box and manually copy them into /home/matteo/.local/share/fonts.

Open Nautilus (Files) then press CTRL+L and paste /home/matteo/.local/share (and press enter) in the location bar. If you don't have the fonts folder create it and copy the fonts inside of it.

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