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I am trying to execute apt-get -f upgrade (because apt-get upgrade doesn't work)

But after that it prints very long list (as I see - for each package entry in /var/lib/dpkg/status) of warnings:

warning in file /var/lib/dpkg/status near line xx package xxxx: missing maintainer

What could be wrong?

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that in line xx in the file /var/lib/dpkg/status the entry for the maintainer is missing. the maintainer is the guy who is responsible for a debian package. so goahed and look at line xx and post it here if you need help. –  l1zard Nov 15 '12 at 17:22
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only because of the maintainers names are missing it can't install the packages and stream so many warnings and at the end an error (Sub-process dpkg returned an error code 2)? –  static Nov 15 '12 at 17:26
    
this seems clearly to be a bug. you should report this to the debian project. –  l1zard Nov 15 '12 at 17:37

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