[SOLVED] E: Internal Error, No file name for libss2 messing up apt-get
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E: Internal Error, No file name for libss2 messing up apt-get
The title pretty much says it, whenever I use apt-get I get this message after it: "E: Internal Error, No file name for libss2" messing up apt-get. It doesn't let me apt-get install anything or apt-get remove either. apt-get update works fine, though. I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04.
Last edited by timebirds; 06-02-2012 at 10:16 AM.
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can you please cut and paste the the contents of your terminal when running the following
sudo apt-get -f install
Please put this in [code] tags (like I've done above) so that we can read it more easily.
Ok for the first one I sense something is wrong. Gives me this, but I couldn't get the top part because it took up too much space. libss2 is mentioned in it.
libjpeg8:i386 Independent JPEG Group's JPEG runtime library (dependency
libgstreamer0.10-0:i386 Core GStreamer libraries and elements
libclass-load-perl module for loading modules by name
libdatrie1 Double-array trie library
libdatrie1:i386 Double-array trie library
libss2 command-line interface parsing library
libss2:i386 command-line interface parsing library
libbsd0 utility functions from BSD systems - shared library
libxft2 FreeType-based font drawing library for X
libxft2:i386 FreeType-based font drawing library for X
libx11-6 X11 client-side library
libx11-6:i386 X11 client-side library
libjasper1 JasPer JPEG-2000 runtime library
libjasper1:i386 JasPer JPEG-2000 runtime library
grub-gfxpayload-lists GRUB gfxpayload blacklist
libjack-jackd2-0:i386 JACK Audio Connection Kit (libraries)
openssh-server secure shell (SSH) server, for secure access from remote
libnih1:i386 NIH Utility Library
lib32stdc++6 GNU Standard C++ Library v3 (32 bit Version)
libgnutls26 GNU TLS library - runtime library
libgnutls26:i386 GNU TLS library - runtime library
libgpm2 General Purpose Mouse - shared library
libgpm2:i386 General Purpose Mouse - shared library
libwww-perl simple and consistent interface to the world-wide web
grub-pc GRand Unified Bootloader, version 2 (PC/BIOS version)
libnet-ssleay-perl Perl module for Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)
libv4lconvert0:i386 Video4linux frame format conversion library
libdatetime-timezone-perl framework exposing the Olson time zone database to P
libpcre3:i386 Perl 5 Compatible Regular Expression Library - runtime fi
iso-codes ISO language, territory, currency, script codes and their
libdatetime-locale-perl Perl extension providing localization support for Date
libncursesw5:i386 shared libraries for terminal handling (wide character su
liblocale-gettext-perl module using libc functions for internationalization in
mysql-server-5.5 MySQL database server binaries and system database setup
glib-networking-common network-related giomodules for GLib - data files
libencode-locale-perl utility to determine the locale encoding
libheimntlm0-heimdal Heimdal Kerberos - NTLM support library
libheimntlm0-heimdal:i386 Heimdal Kerberos - NTLM support library
libpackage-stash-perl module providing routines for manipulating stashes
dmsetup The Linux Kernel Device Mapper userspace library
ttf-dejavu-core Vera font family derivate with additional characters
libheimbase1-heimdal Heimdal Kerberos - Base library
libheimbase1-heimdal:i386 Heimdal Kerberos - Base library
libgssapi3-heimdal Heimdal Kerberos - GSSAPI support library
libgssapi3-heimdal:i386 Heimdal Kerberos - GSSAPI support library
libasn1-8-heimdal Heimdal Kerberos - ASN.1 library
libasn1-8-heimdal:i386 Heimdal Kerberos - ASN.1 library
libvisual-0.4-0:i386 Audio visualization framework
perl Larry Wall's Practical Extraction and Report Language
libcaca0:i386 colour ASCII art library
friendly-recovery Make recovery more user-friendly
libhtml-parser-perl collection of modules that parse HTML text documents
libdrm-intel1:i386 Userspace interface to intel-specific kernel DRM services
python-apt-common Python interface to libapt-pkg (locales)
libtag1c2a:i386 audio meta-data library
libvorbis0a The Vorbis General Audio Compression Codec (Decoder libra
libvorbis0a:i386 The Vorbis General Audio Compression Codec (Decoder libra
libsub-name-perl module for assigning a new name to referenced sub
libclass-singleton-perl implementation of a "Singleton" class
libpciaccess0:i386 Generic PCI access library for X
libldap-2.4-2 OpenLDAP libraries
libldap-2.4-2:i386 OpenLDAP libraries
gstreamer0.10-plugins-base:i386 GStreamer plugins from the "base" set
libkrb5-26-heimdal Heimdal Kerberos - libraries
libkrb5-26-heimdal:i386 Heimdal Kerberos - libraries
sysvinit-utils System-V-like utilities
cron process scheduling daemon
libgnome-keyring0:i386 GNOME keyring services library
fontconfig-config generic font configuration library - configuration
libedit2 BSD editline and history libraries
libcdparanoia0:i386 audio extraction tool for sampling CDs (library)
dconf-gsettings-backend simple configuration storage system - GSettings back-e
fuse-utils Filesystem in Userspace (transitional package)
python-apt Python interface to libapt-pkg
libp11-kit0 Library for loading and coordinating access to PKCS#11 mo
libp11-kit0:i386 Library for loading and coordinating access to PKCS#11 mo
libnih-dbus1:i386 NIH D-Bus Bindings Library
libx11-data X11 client-side library
openssh-client secure shell (SSH) client, for secure access to remote ma
ntpdate client for setting system time from NTP servers
libaa1:i386 ASCII art library
language-selector-common Language selector for Ubuntu
grub2-common GRand Unified Bootloader (common files for version 2)
gstreamer0.10-plugins-good:i386 GStreamer plugins from the "good" set
libpng12-0:i386 PNG library - runtime
libpixman-1-0 pixel-manipulation library for X and cairo
libpixman-1-0:i386 pixel-manipulation library for X and cairo
libapparmor-perl AppArmor library Perl bindings
libgmp10 Multiprecision arithmetic library
liblist-moreutils-perl Perl module with additional list functions not found in
mysql-server-core-5.5 MySQL database server binaries
apparmor User-space parser utility for AppArmor
cpio GNU cpio -- a program to manage archives of files
libstdc++6:i386 GNU Standard C++ Library v3
libmpfr4 multiple precision floating-point computation
ca-certificates Common CA certificates
mysql-server MySQL database server (metapackage depending on the lates
ssh-import-id securely retrieve an SSH public key and install it locall
libdatetime-perl module for manipulating dates, times and timestamps
dconf-service simple configuration storage system - D-Bus service
libapparmor1 changehat AppArmor library
mysql-client-5.5 MySQL database client binaries
libglib2.0-0:i386 GLib library of C routines
libtext-charwidth-perl get display widths of characters on the terminal
libkrb5-3 MIT Kerberos runtime libraries
libkrb5-3:i386 MIT Kerberos runtime libraries
liblockfile1 NFS-safe locking library
libxau6 X11 authorisation library
libxau6:i386 X11 authorisation library
The following packages are only half configured, probably due to problems
configuring them the first time. The configuration should be retried using
dpkg --configure <package> or the configure menu option in dselect:
libc-bin Embedded GNU C Library: Binaries
And for the second one...
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
xfonts-encodings xfonts-utils libxfont1 x-ttcidfont-conf libfontenc1 defoma
Use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove them.
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 226 not upgraded.
310 not fully installed or removed.
After this operation, 0 B of additional disk space will be used.
E: Internal Error, No file name for libss2
aha, so it looks like "dpkg --audit" is telling you that there are a bunch of packages that failed to fully install. They are unpacked but not configured. I guess you never actually completed that upgrade you mentioned in your first post.
Try to configure all the pending packages with the following command:
sudo dpkg --configure --pending
The above command is one of the standard tools in recovering from a botched upgrade.
thanks evo2. I had the same issue with libslang2.....I have never used --audit, I always just use apt-get, and after some large dist-upgrades I tend to re-run it again to make sure it went OK since I sometimes don't hang around to watch the upgrade. Thanks timebirds for pointing me over to this thread too.