Iptables-persistent package fails to install on Ubuntu 12.04

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To reproduce the problem (at least at the time of writing) use:

  1. sudo apt-get update
  2. sudo apt-get -y install iptables-persistent

To solve the problem use:

sudo sed -i 's/\(modprobe -q ip6\?table_filter\)/\1 || true/g' /var/lib/dpkg/info/iptables-persistent.postinst; sudo apt-get install iptables-persistent

Learned from https://forum.linode.com/viewtopic.php?t=9070&p=58732



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