upgrade fails

Bug #1637035 reported by dino99 on 2016-10-27
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
flashplugin-nonfree (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Upgrading to this new version fails with:

Preparing to unpack .../flashplugin-installer_11.2.202.643ubuntu1_amd64.deb ...
Unpacking flashplugin-installer ( over ( ...
Processing triggers for update-notifier-common (3.175) ...
flashplugin-installer: processing...
flashplugin-installer: downloading http://archive.canonical.com/pool/partner/a/adobe-flashplugin/adobe-flashplugin_20161026.1.orig.tar.gz
Get:1 http://archive.canonical.com/pool/partner/a/adobe-flashplugin/adobe-flashplugin_20161026.1.orig.tar.gz [27.2 MB]
Fetched 27.2 MB in 20s (1,334 kB/s)
Installing from local file /var/lib/update-notifier/package-data-downloads/partial/adobe-flashplugin_20161026.1.orig.tar.gz
tar: Skipping to next header

gzip: stdin: invalid compressed data--format violated
tar: Child returned status 1
tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now
cannot unpack plugin
The Flash plugin is NOT installed.
Setting up flashplugin-installer ( ...

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 17.04
Package: flashplugin-installer
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.8.0-27.29-generic 4.8.1
Uname: Linux 4.8.0-27-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia_uvm nvidia_drm nvidia_modeset nvidia
ApportVersion: 2.20.3-0ubuntu8
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: GNOME
Date: Thu Oct 27 03:39:06 2016
SourcePackage: flashplugin-nonfree
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

dino99 (9d9) wrote :
dino99 (9d9) on 2016-10-27
summary: - installation fails
+ upgrade fails
dino99 (9d9) wrote :
Changed in flashplugin-nonfree (Ubuntu):
status: New → Invalid
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