No longer able to install packages with PackageKit

Bug #1352654 reported by Justin McPherson on 2014-08-05
This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
aptdaemon (Ubuntu)
Justin McPherson
Justin McPherson

Bug Description

If you try to install with the cmdline tool (apt-get install packagekit-tools)

justin@ubuntu:~$ pkcon install unity-webapps-reddit
Resolving [=========================]
Loading cache [=========================]
Finished [=========================]
Fatal error: The version 2.4.16+13.10.20130924.2-0ubuntu1/Ubuntu of unity-webapps-reddit isn't available.

Use of the PackageKit API has the same results.

justin@ubuntu:~$ lsb_release -rd
Description: Ubuntu Utopic Unicorn (development branch)
Release: 14.10

Related branches

Justin McPherson (justinmcp) wrote :

Just a heads up; this still seems to be a problem.

affects: packagekit (Ubuntu) → aptdaemon (Ubuntu)
Changed in aptdaemon (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Justin McPherson (justinmcp)
Changed in aptdaemon (Ubuntu Vivid):
status: New → Triaged
Changed in aptdaemon (Ubuntu Wily):
status: New → Triaged
importance: Undecided → High
Changed in aptdaemon (Ubuntu Vivid):
importance: Undecided → High
Robert Ancell (robert-ancell) wrote :

lp:~robert-ancell/aptdaemon/ubuntu-lp1352654 is a packaging branch with this change for wily.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package aptdaemon - 1.1.1+bzr982-0ubuntu9

aptdaemon (1.1.1+bzr982-0ubuntu9) wily; urgency=medium

  * Fix package installation by not considering the "data" which is bogus to
    pass to apt. (LP: #1352654)
  * Fix undefined NATIVE_ARCH by getting it from the worker.

 -- Iain Lane <email address hidden> Mon, 28 Sep 2015 18:10:56 +0100

Changed in aptdaemon (Ubuntu Wily):
status: Triaged → Fix Released
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