[EP-tech] error while uninstalling eprints3 in ubuntu

aditya narayan aditya.narayan37 at gmail.com
Mon May 20 13:49:40 BST 2013

i have been getting the following error when i try to uninstall
eprints from my ubuntu12.04

Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following packages will be REMOVED:
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 to remove and 177 not upgraded.
1 not fully installed or removed.
After this operation, 13.1 MB disk space will be freed.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y
(Reading database ... 178091 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing eprints ...
 Removing any system startup links for /etc/init.d/epindexer ...
/usr/sbin/deluser: The user `eprints' does not exist.
dpkg: error processing eprints (--remove):
 subprocess installed post-removal script returned error exit status 2
Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)


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