package ibus 1.5.22-2ubuntu2 failed to install/upgrade: installed ibus package pre-removal script subprocess returned error exit status 127

Bug #1880262 reported by Wingfung Yuen on 2020-05-23
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Bug Description

Was installing Xubuntu Desktop via tasksel

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 20.04
Package: ibus 1.5.22-2ubuntu2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 5.4.0-31.35-generic 5.4.34
Uname: Linux 5.4.0-31-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.11-0ubuntu27
Architecture: amd64
CasperMD5CheckResult: skip
Date: Fri May 22 23:29:17 2020
DuplicateSignature:
 package:ibus:1.5.22-2ubuntu2
 Removing ibus (1.5.22-2ubuntu2) ...
 /var/lib/dpkg/info/ibus.prerm: 7: dconf: not found
 dpkg: error processing package ibus (--remove):
  installed ibus package pre-removal script subprocess returned error exit status 127
ErrorMessage: installed ibus package pre-removal script subprocess returned error exit status 127
InstallationDate: Installed on 2020-05-21 (2 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 20.04 LTS "Focal Fossa" - Release amd64 (20200423)
Python3Details: /usr/bin/python3.8, Python 3.8.2, python3-minimal, 3.8.2-0ubuntu2
PythonDetails: N/A
RelatedPackageVersions:
 dpkg 1.19.7ubuntu3
 apt 2.0.2ubuntu0.1
SourcePackage: ibus
Title: package ibus 1.5.22-2ubuntu2 failed to install/upgrade: installed ibus package pre-removal script subprocess returned error exit status 127
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Wingfung Yuen (wfyuen) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Gunnar Hjalmarsson (gunnarhj) wrote :

That sounds as a hardware glitch to me. What happens if you simply reinstall ibus?

sudo apt install --reinstall ibus

Changed in ibus (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete

Indeed. I simply ran apt to fix the broken install to get tasksel to rerun successfully.

Please close this bug.

Thanks,
Wing.

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On May 23, 2020, 06:25, at 06:25, Gunnar Hjalmarsson <email address hidden> wrote:
>That sounds as a hardware glitch to me. What happens if you simply
>reinstall ibus?
>
>sudo apt install --reinstall ibus
>
>** Changed in: ibus (Ubuntu)
> Status: New => Incomplete
>
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>Title:
> package ibus 1.5.22-2ubuntu2 failed to install/upgrade: installed ibus
> package pre-removal script subprocess returned error exit status 127
>
>Status in ibus package in Ubuntu:
> Incomplete
>
>Bug description:
> Was installing Xubuntu Desktop via tasksel
>
> ProblemType: Package
> DistroRelease: Ubuntu 20.04
> Package: ibus 1.5.22-2ubuntu2
> ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 5.4.0-31.35-generic 5.4.34
> Uname: Linux 5.4.0-31-generic x86_64
> ApportVersion: 2.20.11-0ubuntu27
> Architecture: amd64
> CasperMD5CheckResult: skip
> Date: Fri May 22 23:29:17 2020
> DuplicateSignature:
> package:ibus:1.5.22-2ubuntu2
> Removing ibus (1.5.22-2ubuntu2) ...
> /var/lib/dpkg/info/ibus.prerm: 7: dconf: not found
> dpkg: error processing package ibus (--remove):
>installed ibus package pre-removal script subprocess returned error
>exit status 127
>ErrorMessage: installed ibus package pre-removal script subprocess
>returned error exit status 127
> InstallationDate: Installed on 2020-05-21 (2 days ago)
>InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 20.04 LTS "Focal Fossa" - Release amd64
>(20200423)
>Python3Details: /usr/bin/python3.8, Python 3.8.2, python3-minimal,
>3.8.2-0ubuntu2
> PythonDetails: N/A
> RelatedPackageVersions:
> dpkg 1.19.7ubuntu3
> apt 2.0.2ubuntu0.1
> SourcePackage: ibus
>Title: package ibus 1.5.22-2ubuntu2 failed to install/upgrade:
>installed ibus package pre-removal script subprocess returned error
>exit status 127
> UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
>
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Changed in ibus (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Invalid
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