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I've encountered a strange issue whilst updating my debian jessie system. I do a aptitude update, aptitude upgrade which then throws a error processing install-info. I managed to find the solution on Ubuntu Forums, but wanted to post it here so it is as publically available as possible.

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A simple move of the affected file:

sudo mv /var/lib/dpkg/info/install-info.postinst /var/lib/dpkg/info/install-info.postinst.bad

To undo the move:

sudo mv /var/lib/dpkg/info/install-info.postinst.bad /var/lib/dpkg/info/install-info.postinst

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