fails to install on a multi-arch on a raring system

Bug #1179933 reported by David Barth
This bug affects 9 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Adobe Flash Plugin Tools
flashplugin-nonfree (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

flashplugin-installer fails to install on a raring system in multi-arch mode.

To reproduce, start from an x86_64 system and try to install the i386 version of flashplugin-installer:

$ sudo apt-get install flashplugin-installer:i386

Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable
distribution that some required packages have not yet been created
or been moved out of Incoming.
The following information may help to resolve the situation:

The following packages have unmet dependencies:
 flashplugin-installer:i386 : Depends: update-notifier-common:i386 (>= 0.119ubuntu2) but it is not installable
                              Recommends: libasound2-plugins:i386 (>= 1.0.16) but it is not going to be installed
E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages.

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David Barth (dbarth) wrote :

The problem seems to be due to the update-notifier-common dependency

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David Barth (dbarth) wrote :

The package can install if the following change is made to its control file:

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Ubuntu Foundations Team Bug Bot (crichton) wrote :

The attachment "flashplugin-nonfree.patch" seems to be a patch. If it isn't, please remove the "patch" flag from the attachment, remove the "patch" tag, and if you are a member of the ~ubuntu-reviewers, unsubscribe the team.

[This is an automated message performed by a Launchpad user owned by ~brian-murray, for any issues please contact him.]

tags: added: patch
Rajiv Shah (rajivshah3)
Changed in flashplugin-nonfree (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
Rajiv Shah (rajivshah3)
Changed in flashplugin-nonfree (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Confirmed
Rajiv Shah (rajivshah3)
Changed in adobe-flash-plugin-tools:
status: New → Confirmed
daniel (danielcandido82)
Changed in adobe-flash-plugin-tools:
status: Confirmed → Fix Committed
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Oleg Moiseichuk (berroll) wrote :

This bug still exists in 16.04LTS. flashplugin-installer:i386 cannot be installed in AMD64 system due to unresolved dependency: update-notifier-common.

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