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package update-manager 1:0.87.27 failed to install/upgrade: ErrorMessage: SystemError in cache.commit(): E:Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

Reported by Daniel Bair on 2008-05-19
106
This bug affects 27 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
flashplugin-nonfree (Ubuntu)
High
Unassigned
Nominated for Karmic by Roy Snabilié
Hardy
High
Unassigned

Bug Description

Binary package hint: update-manager

package update-manager 1:0.87.27 failed to install/upgrade: ErrorMessage: SystemError in cache.commit(): E:Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

ProblemType: Package
Architecture: amd64
Date: Mon May 19 10:02:20 2008
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 8.04
ErrorMessage: ErrorMessage: SystemError in cache.commit(): E:Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Package: update-manager 1:0.87.27
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: update-manager
Title: package update-manager 1:0.87.27 failed to install/upgrade: ErrorMessage: SystemError in cache.commit(): E:Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
Uname: Linux 2.6.22-14-generic x86_64

Daniel Bair (danielbair) wrote :
Michael Vogt (mvo) wrote :

Here is what causes the error:

2008-05-19 09:54:07,447 ERROR got an error from dpkg for pkg: 'flashplugin-nonfree': 'subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1

Setting up flashplugin-nonfree (9.0.124.0ubuntu2) ...
Installing from local file /var/cache/flashplugin-nonfree/install_flash_player_9_linux.tar.gz
Flash Plugin installed.
nspluginwrapper: no appropriate viewer found for /usr/lib/flashplugin-nonfree/libflashplayer.so
dpkg: error processing flashplugin-nonfree (--configure):
 subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1

I reassign.

Michael Vogt (mvo) wrote :

Milestoning because it may break upgrades and should be investigated.

Changed in update-manager:
importance: Undecided → High
milestone: none → ubuntu-8.04.1
status: New → Confirmed
Steve Langasek (vorlon) on 2008-06-04
Changed in flashplugin-nonfree:
importance: Undecided → High
status: New → Confirmed
milestone: ubuntu-8.04.1 → none
Matthew Woerly (nattgew) wrote :

I'm getting the same error with the version from https://launchpad.net/~fta/+archive
8.04 x86_64

Changed in flashplugin-nonfree (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Incomplete
status: Incomplete → New
assignee: nobody → Michael Vogt (mvo)
Jean-Baptiste Lallement (jibel) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. You reported this bug a while ago and there hasn't been any activity in it recently. We were wondering is this still an issue for you? Can you try with latest Ubuntu release? Thanks in advance.

Changed in flashplugin-nonfree (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete

Still an issue with 9.10 64-bit.

Jean-Baptiste Lallement (jibel) wrote :

Thanks for following up. Setting to 'confirmed'

Changed in flashplugin-nonfree (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Confirmed
Mitch Towner (kermiac) wrote :

set the upstream task to null project/ invalid as this was incorrectly set

affects: nspluginwrapper → null
Changed in null:
status: New → Invalid
Roy Snabilié (okkietje) wrote :

while I runs the program update, this bug apeare on the screen

Michael Vogt (mvo) on 2011-02-16
Changed in flashplugin-nonfree (Ubuntu):
assignee: Michael Vogt (mvo) → nobody
tags: added: dist-upgrade
Curtis Hovey (sinzui) on 2011-11-11
no longer affects: null
summary: package update-manager 1:0.87.27 failed to install/upgrade:
ErrorMessage: SystemError in cache.commit(): E:Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg
- returned an error code (1)
+ returned an error code (1
summary: package update-manager 1:0.87.27 failed to install/upgrade:
ErrorMessage: SystemError in cache.commit(): E:Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg
- returned an error code (1
+ returned an error code (1)
summary: package update-manager 1:0.87.27 failed to install/upgrade:
ErrorMessage: SystemError in cache.commit(): E:Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg
- returned an error code (1)
+ returned an error code (1
summary: package update-manager 1:0.87.27 failed to install/upgrade:
ErrorMessage: SystemError in cache.commit(): E:Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg
- returned an error code (1
+ returned an error code (1)
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