Package operation failed in Ubuntu 16.04.

Software Updater problem screenshot

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  • What package? What were you doing? Did you try the command line? – heemayl Jun 26 '16 at 19:51
  • How to command line use for package update ? – Md Bulbul Hossen Jun 26 '16 at 19:56
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    Please open a terminal (CTRL+ALT+T) and type the command sudo apt-get update ; sudo apt-get upgrade. Then edit your question and paste the output of those commands. Thank you. – Byte Commander Jun 26 '16 at 20:40

Failsafe method of upgrading your packages:
Open a Terminal window and type:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade 

Installing a package:

sudo apt-get update  
sudo apt-get install packagename  

Removing a package:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get remove packagename

Always use : sudo apt-get update before any maintenance command , otherwise erorrs like yours might occur.

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