boinc-client fails to install on Ubuntu

Bug #336106 reported by Jeremy Maness
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: boinc-client

Setting up boinc-client (6.2.12-1) ...
Your account has expired; please contact your system administrator
chfn: PAM authentication failed
adduser: `/usr/bin/chfn -f BOINC core client boinc' returned error code 1. Exiting.
dpkg: error processing boinc-client (--configure):
 subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1

ProblemType: Package
Architecture: i386
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 8.10
ErrorMessage: subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
Package: boinc-client 6.2.12-1
SourcePackage: boinc
Title: package boinc-client 6.2.12-1 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
Uname: Linux 2.6.27-11-generic i686

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Jeremy Maness (jwmaness) wrote :
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Jean-Baptiste Lallement (jibel) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. This particular bug has already been reported and is a duplicate of bug 489849, so it is being marked as such. Please look at the other bug report to see if there is any missing information that you can provide, or to see if there is a workaround for the bug. Additionally, any further discussion regarding the bug should occur in the other report. Please continue to report any other bugs you may find.

Changed in boinc (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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