package kubuntu-firefox-installer (not installed) failed to install/upgrade: trying to overwrite '/usr/share/applications/firefox.desktop', which is also in package firefox 0:9.0+build1-0ubuntu0.10.04.1

Bug #907666 reported by Ashish on 2011-12-22
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
firefox (Ubuntu)
Medium
Unassigned
Lucid
Medium
Micah Gersten
Maverick
Medium
Micah Gersten

Bug Description

It came automatically during "apt-get install kubuntu-desktop"

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
Package: kubuntu-firefox-installer (not installed)
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-37.81-generic 2.6.32.49+drm33.21
Uname: Linux 2.6.32-37-generic i686
Architecture: i386
Date: Thu Dec 22 12:30:03 2011
ErrorMessage: trying to overwrite '/usr/share/applications/firefox.desktop', which is also in package firefox 0:9.0+build1-0ubuntu0.10.04.1
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS "Lucid Lynx" - Release i386 (20100429)
SourcePackage: kubuntu-firefox-installer
Title: package kubuntu-firefox-installer (not installed) failed to install/upgrade: trying to overwrite '/usr/share/applications/firefox.desktop', which is also in package firefox 0:9.0+build1-0ubuntu0.10.04.1

Ashish (ashishyadav26) wrote :
Micah Gersten (micahg) wrote :

Thank you for reporting this to Ubuntu. This is actually a bug in Firefox as we lost the Replaces on kubuntu-firefox-installer again. Please report any other issues you may find.

Changed in kubuntu-firefox-installer (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Micah Gersten (micahg)
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → In Progress
affects: kubuntu-firefox-installer (Ubuntu) → firefox (Ubuntu)
Changed in firefox (Ubuntu Maverick):
assignee: nobody → Micah Gersten (micahg)
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in firefox (Ubuntu Lucid):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in firefox (Ubuntu):
assignee: Micah Gersten (micahg) → nobody
status: In Progress → Invalid
Changed in firefox (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: New → In Progress
Changed in firefox (Ubuntu Maverick):
status: New → In Progress
tags: added: regression-proposed
Changed in firefox (Ubuntu Lucid):
assignee: nobody → Micah Gersten (micahg)
Micah Gersten (micahg) on 2012-01-17
Changed in firefox (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Changed in firefox (Ubuntu Maverick):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Micah Gersten (micahg) on 2012-01-19
tags: added: maverick verification-needed
Micah Gersten (micahg) wrote :

Tested the kubuntu-firefox-installer on lucid i386 and maverick amd64 and it completed successfully without error

tags: added: verification-done
removed: verification-needed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package firefox - 9.0.1+build1-0ubuntu0.10.10.2

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firefox (9.0.1+build1-0ubuntu0.10.10.2) maverick-proposed; urgency=low

  [ Chris Coulson <email address hidden> ]
  * Fix LP: #907666 - readd missing kubuntu-firefox-installer Replaces
    - update debian/control

  [ Micah Gersten <email address hidden> ]
  * Fix LP: #917529 - Make sure new transitional packages have a versioned
    dependency on Firefox so as to not break Firefox during partial upgrades
    - update debian/control{,.in}

firefox (9.0.1+build1-0ubuntu0.10.10.1) maverick-proposed; urgency=low

  * New upstream stable release (FIREFOX_9_0_1_BUILD1) (LP: #904594)

firefox (9.0+build1-0ubuntu0.10.10.1) maverick-proposed; urgency=low

  * New upstream stable release (FIREFOX_9_0_BUILD1)

  [ Chris Coulson <email address hidden> ]
  * Install the Apport hook as a source package hook
    - rename debian/apport/firefox.py.in => debian/apport/source_firefox.py.in
    - update debian/firefox.install.in
    - update debian/rules
  * Don't unconditionally overwrite SourcePackage when reporting bugs with
    the nightly apport hook
    - update debian/apport/source_firefox.py.in
  * Set "Channel = Unavailable" if channel-prefs.js doesn't contain a
    channel name
    - update debian/apport/source_firefox.py.in
  * Ensure that create-tarball can handle there not being a locale blacklist
    - update debian/build/create-tarball.py
  * Drop xpt.py and xpidl from $LIBDIR. xpidl is gone, and xpt.py isn't included
    there in the upstream SDK
    - update debian/firefox-dev.links.in
  * Fix LP: #901838 - Ugly busy pointer, due to libxcursor no longer matching
    the cursor bitmap to a nice themed pointer
    - add debian/patches/fix-cursor-handling.patch
    - update debian/patches/series
  * Don't disable our bundled addons on upgrade
    - update debian/vendor.js
  * Modify the UA string to add "Ubuntu" to the platform component
    - add debian/patches/ubuntu-ua-string-changes.patch
    - update debian/patches/series
    - update debian/rules
  * Move custom scripts to debian/build
    - move debian/get-xpi-id.py to debian/build/get-xpi-id.py
    - move debian/refresh-supported-locales.pl to
       debian/build/refresh-supported-locales.pl
    - move debian/extract-file.py to debian/build/extract-file.py
    - update debian/rules
    - move debian/testsuite.mk to debian/build/testsuite.mk
  * Dropped patches that are obsolete or fixed upstream:
    - remove debian/patches/lp512615_cairo_lcd_filter.patch
    - remove debian/patches/lp185622_system_path_default_browser.patch
    - remove debian/patches/bz386904_config_rules_install_dist_files.patch
    - remove debian/patches/bz532198_lp488354_ns_invokebyindex_not_thumb2_safe.patch
    - remove debian/patches/bzXXX_libxul_sdk_nspr.patch
    - remove debian/patches/drop_bz418016.patch
    - remove debian/patches/firefox-fsh
    - remove debian/patches/firefox-profilename
    - remove debian/patches/ubuntu_no_app_updates.patch
    - update debian/patches/series
  * Refresh patches:
    - update debian/patches/firefox-kde.patch
    - update debian/patches/mozilla-kde.patch
    - update debia...

Changed in firefox (Ubuntu Maverick):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
Download full text (18.2 KiB)

This bug was fixed in the package firefox - 9.0.1+build1-0ubuntu0.10.04.2

---------------
firefox (9.0.1+build1-0ubuntu0.10.04.2) lucid-proposed; urgency=low

  [ Chris Coulson <email address hidden> ]
  * Fix LP: #907666 - readd missing kubuntu-firefox-installer Replaces
    - update debian/control

  [ Micah Gersten <email address hidden> ]
  * Fix LP: #917529 - Make sure new transitional packages have a versioned
    dependency on Firefox so as to not break Firefox during partial upgrades
    - update debian/control{,.in}

firefox (9.0.1+build1-0ubuntu0.10.04.1) lucid-proposed; urgency=low

  * New upstream stable release (FIREFOX_9_0_1_BUILD1) (LP: #904594)

firefox (9.0+build1-0ubuntu0.10.04.1) lucid-proposed; urgency=low

  * New upstream stable release (FIREFOX_9_0_BUILD1)

  [ Chris Coulson <email address hidden> ]
  * Install the Apport hook as a source package hook
    - rename debian/apport/firefox.py.in => debian/apport/source_firefox.py.in
    - update debian/firefox.install.in
    - update debian/rules
  * Don't unconditionally overwrite SourcePackage when reporting bugs with
    the nightly apport hook
    - update debian/apport/source_firefox.py.in
  * Set "Channel = Unavailable" if channel-prefs.js doesn't contain a
    channel name
    - update debian/apport/source_firefox.py.in
  * Ensure that create-tarball can handle there not being a locale blacklist
    - update debian/build/create-tarball.py
  * Drop xpt.py and xpidl from $LIBDIR. xpidl is gone, and xpt.py isn't included
    there in the upstream SDK
    - update debian/firefox-dev.links.in
  * Fix LP: #901838 - Ugly busy pointer, due to libxcursor no longer matching
    the cursor bitmap to a nice themed pointer
    - add debian/patches/fix-cursor-handling.patch
    - update debian/patches/series
  * Don't disable our bundled addons on upgrade
    - update debian/vendor.js
  * Modify the UA string to add "Ubuntu" to the platform component
    - add debian/patches/ubuntu-ua-string-changes.patch
    - update debian/patches/series
    - update debian/rules
  * Move custom scripts to debian/build
    - move debian/get-xpi-id.py to debian/build/get-xpi-id.py
    - move debian/refresh-supported-locales.pl to
       debian/build/refresh-supported-locales.pl
    - move debian/extract-file.py to debian/build/extract-file.py
    - update debian/rules
    - move debian/testsuite.mk to debian/build/testsuite.mk
  * Dropped patches that are obsolete or fixed upstream:
    - remove debian/patches/lp512615_cairo_lcd_filter.patch
    - remove debian/patches/lp185622_system_path_default_browser.patch
    - remove debian/patches/bz386904_config_rules_install_dist_files.patch
    - remove debian/patches/bz532198_lp488354_ns_invokebyindex_not_thumb2_safe.patch
    - remove debian/patches/bzXXX_libxul_sdk_nspr.patch
    - remove debian/patches/drop_bz418016.patch
    - remove debian/patches/firefox-fsh
    - remove debian/patches/firefox-profilename
    - remove debian/patches/ubuntu_no_app_updates.patch
    - update debian/patches/series
  * Refresh patches:
    - update debian/patches/firefox-kde.patch
    - update debian/patches/mozilla-kde.patch
    - update debian/patches...

Changed in firefox (Ubuntu Lucid):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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