Lubuntu Kinetic - Error on apt update libfm-qt11

Today this update error appears, how to solve ?

ME@MYCOMPUTER:~$ apt list --upgradable
Listing... Done
libfm-qt11/kinetic 1.1.0-1 amd64 [upgradable from: 1.1.0-0ubuntu7]
N: There is 1 additional version. Please use the '-a' switch to see it

ME@MYCOMPUTER:~$ sudo apt upgrade
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree... Done
Reading state information... Done
You might want to run 'apt --fix-broken install' to correct these.
The following packages have unmet dependencies:
 libfm-qt-dev : Depends: libfm-qt11 (= 1.1.0-1) but 1.1.0-0ubuntu7 is installed
E: Unmet dependencies. Try 'apt --fix-broken install' with no packages (or specify a solution).

ME@MYCOMPUTER:~$ sudo apt --fix-broken install
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree... Done
Reading state information... Done
Correcting dependencies... Done
The following package was automatically installed and is no longer required:
Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove it.
The following additional packages will be installed:
The following packages will be upgraded:
1 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
26 not fully installed or removed.
Need to get 0 B/440 kB of archives.
After this operation, 89,1 kB disk space will be freed.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] 
(Reading database ... 268225 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack .../libfm-qt11_1.1.0-1_amd64.deb ...
Unpacking libfm-qt11:amd64 (1.1.0-1) over (1.1.0-0ubuntu7) ...
dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/libfm-qt11_1.1.0-1_amd64.deb (--unpack):
 trying to overwrite '/usr/share/libfm-qt/archivers.list', which is also in package libfm-qt-common 1.1.0-0ubuntu7
Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

Please open a report on

I logged into, but I cannot see any option to open a report.

I see

Within Browse bugs I would expect also an option to report a bug, but cannot see any.

Someone already reported bug 1981898.

And you should see on the right hand side a “Report a bug” link for a package (e.g. libfm-qt).


Hey, thanks for posting this here, it got my attention, and I think I figured out what went wrong and am working on getting it fixed.

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I removed libfm-qt11 and it also removed a few package files, then re-installed lxqt-core and it put what it needed back and things are ok again.

Could you please show the commands so I can c&p them and execute them step by step in terminal?

The problem appears to be found, and it should be just a matter of time before it gets fixed (just waiting on the good packages to get through the NEW queue).


Solved… today an update with these

apt list --upgradable
Listing... Done
libfm-qt-common/kinetic,kinetic 1.1.0-2~1 all [upgradable from: 1.1.0-0ubuntu7]
libfm-qt-dev/kinetic 1.1.0-2~1 amd64 [upgradable from: 1.1.0-1]
libfm-qt-l10n/kinetic,kinetic 1.1.0-2~1 all [upgradable from: 1.1.0-1]
libfm-qt11/kinetic 1.1.0-2~1 amd64 [upgradable from: 1.1.0-0ubuntu7]

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