Ubuntu – dpkg: error processing package install-info


I tried installing imagemagick package by
sudo apt-get install imagemagick

I'm getting the following error now, how to fix it.

$ sudo apt-get install imagemagick
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
imagemagick is already the newest version (8:
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
1 not fully installed or removed.
After this operation, 0 B of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
Setting up install-info (6.4.90.dfsg.1-1build1) ...
/usr/sbin/update-info-dir: 2: /etc/environment: TESSDATA_PREFIX: not found
dpkg: error processing package install-info (--configure):
 subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 127
Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

Best Answer

  • sudo mv /var/lib/dpkg/info/install-info.postinst /var/lib/dpkg/info/install-info.postinst.bad

    Fixed the problem.

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