Unable to install MySQL, exit status = 100 on Ubuntu 14.04


I have run into the error in the title when executing “ee stack install”…

Preparing to unpack .../mysql-server-5.5_5.5.38-0ubuntu0.14.04.1_amd64.deb ...  
Unpacking mysql-server-5.5 (5.5.38-0ubuntu0.14.04.1) ...  
Selecting previously unselected package mysql-server.  
Preparing to unpack .../mysql-server_5.5.38-0ubuntu0.14.04.1_all.deb ...  
Unpacking mysql-server (5.5.38-0ubuntu0.14.04.1) ...  
Setting up mysql-server-5.5 (5.5.38-0ubuntu0.14.04.1) ...  
/var/lib/dpkg/info/mysql-server-5.5.postinst: line 146: logger: command not found  
ATTENTION: An error has occured. More info is in the syslog!  
/var/lib/dpkg/info/mysql-server-5.5.postinst: line 236: logger: command not found  
dpkg: error processing package mysql-server-5.5 (--configure):  
 subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 127  
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of mysql-server:  
 mysql-server depends on mysql-server-5.5; however:  
  Package mysql-server-5.5 is not configured yet.  

dpkg: error processing package mysql-server (--configure):  
 dependency problems - leaving unconfigured  
Errors were encountered while processing:  
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)  
[ Mon Jul 28 16:19:48 EDT 2014 ] Unable to install MySQL, exit status =  100

Any suggestions? Running on a VPS with Ubuntu 14.04 minimal 64 bit.


Hi JaimeM,
Please these steps to resolve this issue.

  1. sudo dpkg --configure -a
  2. sudo apt-get install -f
  3. sudo ee stack install

Let us know if there are any problems with this.


Hello @jaimemurakami,

I hope your query is resolved. I am closing this support ticket for now.

Feel free to create a new support ticket if you have any queries further. :slight_smile: