Issue with Pulse audio upgrade/install on Ubuntu / Elementary OS
Unable to upgrade pulseaudio on Ubuntu 16.04
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The following packages will be upgraded:pulseaudio1 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 37 not upgraded.2 not fully installed or removed.Need to get 0 B/766 kB of archives.After this operation, 4,096 kB of additional disk space will be used.Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y(Reading database ... 341675 files and directories currently installed.)Preparing to unpack .../pulseaudio_1%3a8.0-0ubuntu3.8_amd64.deb ...Unpacking pulseaudio (1:8.0-0ubuntu3.8) over (1:8.0-0ubuntu3.7)...dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/pulseaudio_1%3a8.0-0ubuntu3.8_amd64.deb (unpack):unable to create '/usr/share/pulseaudio/alsa-mixer/paths/hdmi-output-1.conf.dpkg-new'(while processing '/usr/share/pulseaudio/alsa-mixer/paths/hdmi-output-1.conf'):Permission deniedProcessing triggers for dbus (1.10.6-1ubuntu3.3) ...Errors were encountered while processing:/var/cache/apt/archives/pulseaudio_1%3a8.0-0ubuntu3.8_amd64.debE: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
/usr/share/pulseaudio/alsa-mixer/pathswas set as immutable. I changed it by running
sudo chattr -Ri /usr/share/pulseaudio/alsa-mixer/paths. And Everything was fixed.