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0008293Kali LinuxGeneral Bugpublic2024-06-14 15:14
Reporterabcdefu685 Assigned To 
PriorityhighSeveritycrashReproducibilityhave not tried
Status closedResolutionopen 
Product Versionkali-dev 
Summary0008293: database disk image is malformed

command-not-found version: 0.3
Python version: 3.11.2 final 0
Exception information:

database disk image is malformed
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/share/command-not-found/CommandNotFound/", line 23, in crash_guard
File "/usr/lib/command-not-found", line 95, in main
if not cnf.advise(args[0], options.ignore_installed) and not options.no_failure_msg:
File "/usr/share/command-not-found/CommandNotFound/", line 352, in advise
File "/usr/share/command-not-found/CommandNotFound/", line 91, in spelling_suggestions
File "/usr/share/command-not-found/CommandNotFound/", line 97, in get_packages
File "/usr/share/command-not-found/CommandNotFound/db/", line 19, in lookup
sqlite3.DatabaseError: database disk image is malformed




2023-05-08 06:13

reporter   ~0017893

Better report this to the developer of the Tool. Unlikely that some one of the Kali team can do something here.



2023-10-03 18:28

reporter   ~0018531

Hello Kali User,
Reinstalling the OS may fix the issue.



2024-06-14 15:14

administrator   ~0019397

This report has been filed against an old version of Kali. We will be closing this ticket due to inactivity.

Please could you see if you are able to replicate this issue with the latest version of Kali Linux (

If you are still facing the same problem, feel free to re-open the ticket. If you choose to do this, could you provide more information to the issue you are facing, and also give information about your setup?
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Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2023-05-08 05:23 abcdefu685 New Issue
2023-05-08 06:13 kali-bugreport Note Added: 0017893
2023-10-03 18:28 oneman Note Added: 0018531
2024-06-14 15:14 g0tmi1k Note Added: 0019397
2024-06-14 15:14 g0tmi1k Status new => closed