package libpulse0 (not installed) failed to install/upgrade: trying to overwrite shared '/etc/pulse/client.conf', which is different from other instances of package libpulse0:i386

Bug #1735654 reported by Ashvini Marwal on 2017-12-01
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Bug Description

installing skype

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
Package: libpulse0 (not installed)
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.13.0-32.57-generic 3.13.11.4
Uname: Linux 3.13.0-32-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.23
Architecture: amd64
Date: Fri Dec 1 11:41:11 2017
DuplicateSignature: package:libpulse0:(not installed):trying to overwrite shared '/etc/pulse/client.conf', which is different from other instances of package libpulse0:i386
ErrorMessage: trying to overwrite shared '/etc/pulse/client.conf', which is different from other instances of package libpulse0:i386
InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-09-27 (429 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Release amd64 (20140722.2)
RelatedPackageVersions:
 dpkg 1.17.5ubuntu5.7
 apt 1.0.1ubuntu2.17
SourcePackage: tiff
Title: package libpulse0 (not installed) failed to install/upgrade: trying to overwrite shared '/etc/pulse/client.conf', which is different from other instances of package libpulse0:i386
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Ashvini Marwal (ashvinimarwal) wrote :

Thanks for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. We appreciate the difficulties you are facing, but this appears to be a "regular" (non-security) bug. I have unmarked it as a security issue since this bug does not show evidence of allowing attackers to cross privilege boundaries nor directly cause loss of data/privacy. Please feel free to report any other bugs you may find.

information type: Private Security → Public
Seth Arnold (seth-arnold) wrote :

Do you have any idea why aptdaemon installed different versions of amd64 vs x86 libpulse0 packages?

Thanks

affects: tiff (Ubuntu) → aptdaemon (Ubuntu)
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check

Due to this issue i was not able to login into desktop of ubuntu.
Error : error in session start

I have fixed this by remove the package libpulse0 .

Regards

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Ashvini Marwal

(M) +91-813 031 3646 ,+ 91-882 437 0003

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On Tue, Dec 5, 2017 at 4:40 AM, Apport retracing service <
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> Title:
> package libpulse0 (not installed) failed to install/upgrade: trying to
> overwrite shared '/etc/pulse/client.conf', which is different from
> other instances of package libpulse0:i386
>
> Status in aptdaemon package in Ubuntu:
> New
>
> Bug description:
> installing skype
>
> ProblemType: Package
> DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
> Package: libpulse0 (not installed)
> ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.13.0-32.57-generic 3.13.11.4
> Uname: Linux 3.13.0-32-generic x86_64
> ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.23
> Architecture: amd64
> Date: Fri Dec 1 11:41:11 2017
> DuplicateSignature: package:libpulse0:(not installed):trying to
> overwrite shared '/etc/pulse/client.conf', which is different from other
> instances of package libpulse0:i386
> ErrorMessage: trying to overwrite shared '/etc/pulse/client.conf', which
> is different from other instances of package libpulse0:i386
> InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-09-27 (429 days ago)
> InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Release amd64
> (20140722.2)
> RelatedPackageVersions:
> dpkg 1.17.5ubuntu5.7
> apt 1.0.1ubuntu2.17
> SourcePackage: tiff
> Title: package libpulse0 (not installed) failed to install/upgrade:
> trying to overwrite shared '/etc/pulse/client.conf', which is different
> from other instances of package libpulse0:i386
> UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
>
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