package fglrx 2:8.831-0ubuntu1 failed to install/upgrade: update-alternatives: error: error creating symbolic link `/usr/lib/dri/fglrx_dri.so.dpkg-tmp': No such file or directory

Bug #976921 reported by Mike Frederick on 2012-04-09
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
fglrx-installer (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Bug Description

after installation screen resolution changed and does not show log out tab and package installed but didn't install completely
apport-gtk:5433): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme file for default has no name

(apport-gtk:5433): Gtk-WARNING **: Theme file for default has no directories

Setting up fglrx (2:8.831-0ubuntu1) ...
update-alternatives: using /usr/lib/fglrx/ld.so.conf to provide /etc/ld.so.conf.d/GL.conf (gl_conf) in auto mode.
update-alternatives: error: error creating symbolic link `/usr/lib/dri/fglrx_dri.so.dpkg-tmp': No such file or directory
dpkg: error processing fglrx (--configure):
 subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 2

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: fglrx 2:8.831-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-22.35-generic-pae 3.2.14
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-22-generic-pae i686
.tmp.unity.support.test.1:

ApportVersion: 2.0-0ubuntu4
AptOrdering:
 fglrx: Configure
 fglrx-amdcccle: Configure
 fglrx-dev: Configure
Architecture: i386
CompizPlugins: No value set for `/apps/compiz-1/general/screen0/options/active_plugins'
CompositorRunning: None
Date: Sun Apr 8 20:57:17 2012
DistUpgraded: 2012-04-08 17:49:26,442 WARNING no activity on terminal for 240 seconds (Configuring rhythmbox-data)
DistroCodename: precise
DistroVariant: ubuntu
ErrorMessage: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 2
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" - Release i386 (20111012)
MachineType: MSI MS-6567
ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.2.0-22-generic-pae root=UUID=30a0b2a6-6d77-427d-b2f8-27488bc38354 ro quiet splash vt.handoff=7
SourcePackage: fglrx-installer
Title: package fglrx 2:8.831-0ubuntu1 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 2
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to precise on 2012-04-08 (0 days ago)
dmi.bios.date: 02/01/02
dmi.bios.vendor: American Megatrends Inc.
dmi.bios.version: 07.00T
dmi.board.name: MS-6567
dmi.board.vendor: MSI
dmi.board.version: 0.0B
dmi.chassis.asset.tag: 0123ABC
dmi.chassis.type: 3
dmi.chassis.vendor: Uknown Chassis Manufacture
dmi.chassis.version: Version 1.00
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnAmericanMegatrendsInc.:bvr07.00T:bd02/01/02:svnMSI:pnMS-6567:pvr0.0B:rvnMSI:rnMS-6567:rvr0.0B:cvnUknownChassisManufacture:ct3:cvrVersion1.00:
dmi.product.name: MS-6567
dmi.product.version: 0.0B
dmi.sys.vendor: MSI
version.compiz: compiz 1:0.9.7.4-0ubuntu3
version.libdrm2: libdrm2 2.4.32-1ubuntu1
version.libgl1-mesa-dri: libgl1-mesa-dri 8.0.2-0ubuntu3
version.libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental: libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental N/A
version.libgl1-mesa-glx: libgl1-mesa-glx 8.0.2-0ubuntu3
version.xserver-xorg-core: xserver-xorg-core 2:1.11.4-0ubuntu10
version.xserver-xorg-input-evdev: xserver-xorg-input-evdev 1:2.7.0-0ubuntu1
version.xserver-xorg-video-ati: xserver-xorg-video-ati N/A
version.xserver-xorg-video-intel: xserver-xorg-video-intel 2:2.17.0-1ubuntu4
version.xserver-xorg-video-nouveau: xserver-xorg-video-nouveau 1:0.0.16+git20111201+b5534a1-1build2

tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Bryce Harrington (bryce) on 2012-04-17
description: updated
summary: - package fglrx 2:8.831-0ubuntu1 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess
- installed post-installation script returned error exit status 2
+ package fglrx 2:8.831-0ubuntu1 failed to install/upgrade: update-
+ alternatives: error: error creating symbolic link
+ `/usr/lib/dri/fglrx_dri.so.dpkg-tmp': No such file or directory
Changed in fglrx-installer (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Triaged
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