I am currently unable to install any packages. I receive the following error:
dpkg: unrecoverable fatal error, aborting: too-long line or missing newline in `/var/lib/dpkg/diversions
I have tried various approaches:
sudo dpkg --configure -a sudo apt-get clean sudo dpkg-divert --list sudo apt-get check sudo apt-get install -f
etc. but all to no avail. Either the output was apparently normal or the error above was thrown.
I'm stumped as to how to proceed and would appreciate any assistance. If any further info is required just ask.
Thanks for the reply. I followed the suggestions and am now getting a different error:
(Reading database … 50%dpkg: unrecoverable fatal error, aborting:
files list file for package 'libksane0' is missing final newline
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2)
I tried to reinstall
libksane0 but the same error occurred.