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Trying to upgrade to the new do-agent isn't working out.

While trying to update a couple of my ubuntu servers to use the new metrics agent, I’m getting the following errors without any helpful logs to see:

$ curl -sSL https://insights.nyc3.cdn.digitaloceanspaces.com/install.sh | sudo bash Cleaning up old sources…OK Verifying machine compatability…OK Verifying compatability with script…OK Reading package lists… Done Building dependency tree
Reading state information… Done E: Unable to locate package do-agent Installing apt repository… Installing gpg key…OK Selecting previously unselected package do-agent. (Reading database … 119526 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack …/do-agent_2.1.3_amd64.deb … Creating do-agent user… Stopping systemctl service… Unpacking do-agent (2.1.3) … Setting up do-agent (2.1.3) … Detecting SELinux SELinux not enforced Creating /etc/systemd/system/do-agent.service… Created symlink /etc/systemd/system/multi-user.target.wants/do-agent.service, pointing to /etc/systemd/system/do-agent.service. Failed to start do-agent.service: Unknown unit: do-agent.service See system logs and ‘systemctl status do-agent.service’ for details. dpkg: error processing package do-agent (–configure): subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1 Errors were encountered while processing: do-agent E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)


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TLDR: do reboot your system!

I fixed this problem just restarting my droplet. Had the same error during installing package do-agent on ubuntu 16.04

Attempt to get service status

sudo systemctl status do-agent

brings me to error

Failed to get properties: No such interface '' in Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS

I’ve tried restart systemd, reinstall systemd, uninstall upstart and update do-agent.service configuraion, moreover I’ve looked into do-agent.deb and researched all containing scripts - nothing of above helped.

Hope this solution helps for somebody else

Same problem here. Was able to update my others Droplet but I have a problem with one

E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

@digitalocean can we have hint for that please ?

facing same error, is there any solution for it ?