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ieatbunnies 01-19-2011 02:41 PM

software sources broken - all the suggest methods fail.. please help
 
quickly the software sources are broken apparently. the apt.... -f failed to fix it, the synaptic version of fix broken.... fails here is the output in terminal. please help out a frustrated ubuntu peep who needs help in more way than one...


Code:

ieb@ieb-1005PE:~$ sudo apt-get install -f
[sudo] password for ieb:
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree     
Reading state information... Done
The following packages will be REMOVED:
  linux-image-2.6.35-22-generic linux-image-2.6.35-25-generic
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 2 to remove and 14 not upgraded.
2 not fully installed or removed.
After this operation, 214MB disk space will be freed.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y
(Reading database ... 201285 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing linux-image-2.6.35-22-generic ...
Examining /etc/kernel/postrm.d .
run-parts: executing /etc/kernel/postrm.d/initramfs-tools 2.6.35-22-generic /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.35-22-generic
run-parts: executing /etc/kernel/postrm.d/zz-update-grub 2.6.35-22-generic /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.35-22-generic
/etc/default/grub: 33: Syntax error: EOF in backquote substitution
run-parts: /etc/kernel/postrm.d/zz-update-grub exited with return code 2
Failed to process /etc/kernel/postrm.d at /var/lib/dpkg/info/linux-image-2.6.35-22-generic.postrm line 328.
dpkg: error processing linux-image-2.6.35-22-generic (--remove):
 subprocess installed post-removal script returned error exit status 1
Removing linux-image-2.6.35-25-generic ...
Examining /etc/kernel/postrm.d .
run-parts: executing /etc/kernel/postrm.d/initramfs-tools 2.6.35-25-generic /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.35-25-generic
run-parts: executing /etc/kernel/postrm.d/zz-update-grub 2.6.35-25-generic /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.35-25-generic
/etc/default/grub: 33: Syntax error: EOF in backquote substitution
run-parts: /etc/kernel/postrm.d/zz-update-grub exited with return code 2
Failed to process /etc/kernel/postrm.d at /var/lib/dpkg/info/linux-image-2.6.35-25-generic.postrm line 328.
dpkg: error processing linux-image-2.6.35-25-generic (--remove):
 subprocess installed post-removal script returned error exit status 1
Errors were encountered while processing:
 linux-image-2.6.35-22-generic
 linux-image-2.6.35-25-generic
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
ieb@ieb-1005PE:~$


frankbell 01-19-2011 09:44 PM

This thread from the Kubuntu forums may help may help.

http://kubuntuforums.net/forums/inde...opic=3096272.0


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