How to fix the error: “Not replacing deleted config file…”

Let's assume that when you are trying to install apticron the default config file is not created and when you are trying to execute postinst configure the following error message occurs:

Not replacing deleted config file /etc/apticron/apticron.conf

The fix is:

[codesyntax lang="bash"]

aptitude -o DPkg::Options="--force-confmiss" reinstall apticron


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