package fakeroot 1.18.2-1 failed to install/upgrade: package fakeroot is already installed and configured

Bug #1019890 reported by Ishank Narula
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
dpkg (Ubuntu)
Confirmed
Undecided
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Bug Description

Description: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
Release: 12.04
fakeroot:
  Installed: 1.18.2-1
  Candidate: 1.18.2-1
  Version table:
 *** 1.18.2-1 0
        500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise/main amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
A system message popped up saying that this package is already installed and configured.

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: fakeroot 1.18.2-1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-23.36-generic 3.2.14
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-23-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.0.1-0ubuntu5
Architecture: amd64
Date: Mon Jul 2 04:45:23 2012
ErrorMessage: package fakeroot is already installed and configured
SourcePackage: dpkg
Title: package fakeroot 1.18.2-1 failed to install/upgrade: package fakeroot is already installed and configured
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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Ishank Narula (ishanknarula) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in dpkg (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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Raphaël Hertzog (hertzog) 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 541595, 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.

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