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Crossover installation fails on 17.10
David VC
Posted 2017-10-29 06:45

i just tried to install crossover via the terminal with gdebi like it is described on the homepage.
I ran into an error after the installation of all dependencies during the installation of crossover:i386.
The terminal show this:

Entpacken von crossover:i386 (16.2.5-1) ...
crossover:i386 (16.2.5-1) wird eingerichtet ...
/usr/bin/env: »python“: Datei oder Verzeichnis nicht gefunden
dpkg: Fehler beim Bearbeiten des Paketes crossover:i386 (--install):
Unterprozess installiertes post-installation-Skript gab den Fehlerwert 127 zurück
Trigger für doc-base (0.10.7) werden verarbeitet ...
1 hinzugefügte Doc-base-Datei wird verarbeitet...
Fehler traten auf beim Bearbeiten von:

I am sorry that the output is in german.
I hope someone as a clue how to fix this.

With kind regards
Chris Must
Posted 2017-10-29 09:51
Hi David,

I had a similar problem with my install. I had to repair my packages, mark Crossover for complete removal and then re-install. This seemed to work in so far as the installation is concerned, including dependencies,  however I am still trying to get Crossover itself to work and to appear in the menu.

I hop this is of some help to  you.


Chris Hildebrandt
Chris Hildebrandt
Posted 2017-11-01 06:26
apt update && apt -f install

That should fix it.
David Dragon Turbo Chief Senior Advocate
Posted 2017-11-05 08:35
I take it as this is Ubuntu 17.10  ..... I haven't tried it yet as I wanted to install it on a new drive
Joe Giles
Posted 2018-01-04 11:45
I get the same error on 17.10:

Fetched 423 kB in 1s (228 kB/s)                                    
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree      
Reading state information... Done
All packages are up to date.
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree      
Reading state information... Done
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
1 not fully installed or removed.
After this operation, 0 B of additional disk space will be used.
Setting up crossover:i386 (16.2.0-1) ...
/usr/bin/env: ‘python’: No such file or directory
dpkg: error processing package crossover:i386 (--configure):
subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 127
Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

Any ideas?

Joe Giles
Posted 2018-01-04 11:50
NM, I fixed it... Apparently, the new apt-get that comes with Ubuntu 17.10 doesn't detect that python is not install and try to install it. I apt-get installed python3 and it worked without issue.


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