package grub-common 2.02~beta3-4ubuntu7.1 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1

Bug #1747861 reported by Sven on 2018-02-07
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Bug Description

Booted my laptop, ubuntu ("Software Updater") said it had some updates to install, next->next->finish, updates started downloading/installing.

Sometime later the error reporter opened with this bug.

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 17.10
Package: grub-common 2.02~beta3-4ubuntu7.1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.13.0-32.35-generic 4.13.13
Uname: Linux 4.13.0-32-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia_uvm nvidia_drm nvidia_modeset nvidia
ApportVersion: 2.20.7-0ubuntu3.7
Architecture: amd64
Date: Wed Feb 7 08:54:48 2018
ErrorMessage: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
InstallationDate: Installed on 2017-12-04 (64 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 16.10 "Yakkety Yak" - Release amd64 (20161012.2)
ProcCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/vmlinuz-4.13.0-32-generic.efi.signed root=/dev/mapper/ubuntu--vg-root ro quiet splash vt.handoff=7
Python3Details: /usr/bin/python3.6, Python 3.6.3, python3-minimal, 3.6.3-0ubuntu2
PythonDetails: /usr/bin/python2.7, Python 2.7.14, python-minimal, 2.7.14-2ubuntu1
RelatedPackageVersions:
 dpkg 1.18.24ubuntu1
 apt 1.5.1
SourcePackage: grub2
Title: package grub-common 2.02~beta3-4ubuntu7.1 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to artful on 2017-12-05 (63 days ago)

Sven (buurman) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Brian Murray (brian-murray) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. This particular bug has already been reported and is a duplicate of bug 1705345, so it is being marked as such. Please look at the other bug report to see if there is any missing information that you can provide, or to see if there is a workaround for the bug. Additionally, any further discussion regarding the bug should occur in the other report. Please continue to report any other bugs you may find.

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