Debian

Could not perform immediate configuration on ‘python-minimal’

When I tried to update my Debian box, I got the following ominous error:

E: Could not perform immediate configuration on ‘python-minimal’.Please see man 5 apt.conf under APT::Immediate-Configure for details. (2)

It turns out that the fix is fairly simple. The following worked for me:

apt-get install -o APT::Immediate-Configure=false -f apt python-minimal