bash seems to be throwing a segfault, and my system is very broken. I was thinking of trying to reinstall bash instead of reinstalling the whole OS, but this is nontrivial apparently. I can't use apt-get because my network connection isn't connected (apparently due to bash being broken...?) So I booked a recovery disk and downloaded the deb file for it - but I can't do dpkg - it says this:
# dpkg -i bash_4.1-2ubuntu3_i386.deb Selecting previously deselected package bash. (Reading database ... 22385 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to replace bash 4.1-2ubuntu3 (using bash_4.1-2ubuntu3_i386.deb) ... dpkg: warning: old pre-removal script killed by signal (Segmentation fault) dpkg - trying script from the new package instead ... dpkg: error processing bash_4.1-2ubuntu3_i386.deb (--install): subprocess new pre-removal script killed by signal (Segmentation fault) dpkg: error while cleaning up: subprocess installed post-installation script killed by signal (Segmentation fault) Errors were encountered while processing: bash_4.1-2ubuntu3_i386.deb
Anybody got any advice?