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Title: Cannot remove apt package (unmet dependencies)
ID: /2018/04/29/Cannot-remove-apt-package-_unmet-dependencies_
Created: April 29, 2018
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Just had a headache myself today with having to fix a broken kernel 4.14.36 and 4.14.37 which could not be removed due to symbolic link errors.

Referring to this Q&A: Remove broken PPA package with unknown option, but following my β€œcheat” method, edit the file /var/lib/dpkg/info/context.postrm and after the line:

#!/bin/sh

insert the line

exit 0

Save the file and use:

sudo apt install -f

It should run without any errors now.

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