Apt keeps crashing when I try to run
apt-get upgrade xxx@xxx:/root/# sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages have been kept back: linux-generic linux-headers-generic linux-image-generic The following packages will be upgraded: cvs dovecot-common dovecot-pop3d language-pack-en language-pack-en-base language-pack-gnome-en language-pack-gnome-en-base libgssapi-krb5-2 libk5crypto3 libkrb5-3 libkrb5support0 libssl0.9.8 login openssl passwd 15 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 3 not upgraded. 1 not fully installed or removed. Need to get 0B/14.9MB of archives. After this operation, 3,731kB of additional disk space will be used. Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y Preconfiguring packages ... (Reading database ... dpkg: warning: files list file for package `cvs' missing, assuming package has no files currently installed. (Reading database ... 141611 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to replace cvs 1:1.12.13-12ubuntu1 (using .../cvs_1%3a1.12.13-12ubuntu1_amd64.deb) ... Unpacking replacement cvs ...
And it just hangs there :(, CTRL+C does nothing I've drive killing dpkg and apt afterwards with
sudo killall -9 dpkg sudo killall -9 apt-get
but dpkg remains running :(
I managed to kill all processes at one point and tried to remove cvs (thinking that was the problem but I had no luck).