package espeakup not installed failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1

Bug #615019 reported by Maurice McCarthy
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This bug affects 5 people
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espeakup (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: espeakup

Vinux-3.0 based on Lucid 10.04

The following NEW packages will be installed:
  espeakup ospeakup speakup-doc
0 packages upgraded, 3 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 102kB of archives. After unpacking 410kB will be used.
Writing extended state information... Done
Get:1 http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ lucid/universe espeakup 1:0.71-1 [21.2kB]
Get:2 http://ppa.launchpad.net/vinux/vinux-lucid/ubuntu/ lucid/main ospeakup 0.1-0ubuntu1~ppa2 [46.9kB]
Get:3 http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ lucid/universe speakup-doc 3.1.3+git20100110.dfsg.1-1 [33.6kB]
Fetched 102kB in 0s (213kB/s)
Selecting previously deselected package ospeakup.
(Reading database ... 251357 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking ospeakup (from .../ospeakup_0.1-0ubuntu1~ppa2_i386.deb) ...
Selecting previously deselected package espeakup.
Unpacking espeakup (from .../espeakup_1%3a0.71-1_i386.deb) ...
Selecting previously deselected package speakup-doc.
Unpacking speakup-doc (from .../speakup-doc_3.1.3+git20100110.dfsg.1-1_all.deb) ...
Processing triggers for man-db ...
Processing triggers for install-info ...
Processing triggers for ureadahead ...
ureadahead will be reprofiled on next reboot
Setting up ospeakup (0.1-0ubuntu1~ppa2) ...
update-rc.d: warning: ospeakup stop runlevel arguments (0 1 6) do not match LSB Default-Stop values (1)
 * Starting ospeakup ospeakup [Sun Aug 8 13:53:54 2010] speechd: Configuration has been read from "/usr/etc/ospeakup.conf"
                                                                                               [ OK ]

Setting up espeakup (1:0.71-1) ...
update-rc.d: warning: espeakup start runlevel arguments (2 3 4 5) do not match LSB Default-Start values (S)
update-rc.d: warning: espeakup stop runlevel arguments (0 1 6) do not match LSB Default-Stop values (none)
 * Starting Speakup/espeak connector espeakup Unable to open the softsynth device: Device or resource busy
                                                                                               [fail]
invoke-rc.d: initscript espeakup, action "start" failed.
dpkg: error processing espeakup (--configure):
 subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
Setting up speakup-doc (3.1.3+git20100110.dfsg.1-1) ...
Errors were encountered while processing:
 espeakup
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
A package failed to install. Trying to recover:
Setting up espeakup (1:0.71-1) ...
update-rc.d: warning: espeakup start runlevel arguments (2 3 4 5) do not match LSB Default-Start values (S)
update-rc.d: warning: espeakup stop runlevel arguments (0 1 6) do not match LSB Default-Stop values (none)
 * Starting Speakup/espeak connector espeakup Unable to open the softsynth device: Device or resource busy
                                                                                               [fail]
invoke-rc.d: initscript espeakup, action "start" failed.
dpkg: error processing espeakup (--configure):
 subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
Errors were encountered while processing:
 espeakup
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Reading extended state information
Initialising package states... Done
Writing extended state information... Done

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
Package: espeakup (not installed)
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-24.39-generic-pae 2.6.32.15+drm33.5
Uname: Linux 2.6.32-24-generic-pae i686
Architecture: i386
Date: Sun Aug 8 13:53:55 2010
ErrorMessage: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
InstallationMedia: Vinux 3.0 DVD - Release i386
SourcePackage: espeakup
Title: package espeakup (not installed) failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1

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Maurice McCarthy (manselton) wrote :
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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in espeakup (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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LXCC (lxcc-it-gg) wrote :
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Hello everybody,
I have this bug too on Xubuntu 12.04.

The problem is:
"Unable to open the softsynth device: Device or resource busy"

What is "softsynth" ?
How i can fix the problem?

Thank you for your time.

# apt-get install espeakup
Lettura elenco dei pacchetti... Fatto
Generazione albero delle dipendenze
Lettura informazioni sullo stato... Fatto
I seguenti pacchetti NUOVI saranno installati:
  espeakup
0 aggiornati, 1 installati, 0 da rimuovere e 0 non aggiornati.
È necessario scaricare 16,0 kB di archivi.
Dopo quest'operazione, verranno occupati 82,9 kB di spazio su disco.
Scaricamento di:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise/universe espeakup amd64 1:0.71-6 [16,0 kB]
Recuperati 16,0 kB in 0s (40,9 kB/s)
Selezionato il pacchetto espeakup non precedentemente selezionato.
(Lettura del database... 319771 file e directory attualmente installati.)
Estrazione di espeakup (da .../espeakup_1%3a0.71-6_amd64.deb)...
Elaborazione dei trigger per ureadahead...
ureadahead will be reprofiled on next reboot
Elaborazione dei trigger per man-db...
Configurazione di espeakup (1:0.71-6)...
 * Starting Speakup/espeak connector espeakup Unable to open the softsynth device: Device or resource busy
                                                                                                                    [fail]
invoke-rc.d: initscript espeakup, action "start" failed.
dpkg: errore nell'elaborare espeakup (--configure):
 il sottoprocesso vecchio script di post-installation ha restituito lo stato di errore 1
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

$ uname -a
Linux user-desktop 3.2.0-44-generic #69-Ubuntu SMP Thu May 16 17:35:01 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

$ dpkg -l | grep espeak
ii espeak 1.46.02-0ubuntu1 Multi-lingual software speech synthesizer
ii espeak-data 1.46.02-0ubuntu1 Multi-lingual software speech synthesizer: speech data files
ii espeak-gui 0.4-2 graphical user interface for eSpeak
ii espeakedit 1.46.02-1 Multi-lingual software speech synthesizer - editor
iF espeakup 1:0.71-6 Connector between speakup kernel modules and espeak
ii gespeaker 0.7-3 GTK+ front-end for eSpeak and mbrola
ii libespeak-dev 1.46.02-0ubuntu1 Multi-lingual software speech synthesizer: development files
ii libespeak1 1.46.02-0ubuntu1 Multi-lingual software speech synthesizer: shared library
ii libperlspeak-perl ...

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