gdebi crashes when trying to install packages

Bug #1821810 reported by George Kitsopoulos on 2019-03-26
This bug affects 4 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gdebi (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

When I try to install some deb packages gdebi disapears. It does not show me any error report. It will just disapear from my screen.

Lubuntu 18.4 LTS

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 18.04
Package: gdebi
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.15.0-46.49-generic 4.15.18
Uname: Linux 4.15.0-46-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia_modeset nvidia
ApportVersion: 2.20.9-0ubuntu7.6
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: XFCE
Date: Tue Mar 26 23:30:04 2019
InstallationDate: Installed on 2019-03-18 (8 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Lubuntu 18.04 LTS "Bionic Beaver" - Release amd64 (20180426)
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: gdebi
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

George Kitsopoulos (gk1234) wrote :
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in gdebi (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Junaid Ahmed (hattingokbori87) wrote :

I'm a Xubuntu flavour user and I've never seen Gdebi work (17.10-19.04). It just closes immediately after I press "Install" button. If I run Gdebi with root privilege through terminal (sudo -i gdebi) then it works.

Worms (wormsf) wrote :

what is the status of this bug,
I just have installed an ubuntu version (elementaryOS) and I have this bug

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