Ubuntu

jockey-gtk claims to install but does not show as being installed.

Reported by philipballew on 2012-07-24
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This bug affects 13 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
jockey (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

12.10: Jockey-gtk (additional drivers) shows itself as not being installed in my system, yet when I go to install it, it says I need to install it, so I do, yet when I go to open it, it says that jockey-gtk is not installed. I am able to install jockey-kde and run this instead.

Am happy to provide vnc access if someone wants to look themselves at the bug.

philip@test-me:~$ sudo apt-get install jockey-gtk
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  jockey-gtk
0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 0 B/3,158 B of archives.
After this operation, 53.2 kB of additional disk space will be used.
Selecting previously unselected package jockey-gtk.
(Reading database ... 332233 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking jockey-gtk (from .../jockey-gtk_0.9.7-0ubuntu11_all.deb) ...
Setting up jockey-gtk (0.9.7-0ubuntu11) ...
philip@test-me:~$ jockey-gtk
The program 'jockey-gtk' is currently not installed. You can install it by typing:
sudo apt-get install jockey-gtk
philip@test-me:~$

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.10
Package: jockey-gtk 0.9.7-0ubuntu11
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.5.0-6.6-generic 3.5.0
Uname: Linux 3.5.0-6-generic i686
NonfreeKernelModules: wl
ApportVersion: 2.4-0ubuntu5
Architecture: i386
CheckboxSubmission: 5b44c160603d4ce2a79236b055251510
CheckboxSystem: d00f84de8a555815fa1c4660280da308
Date: Tue Jul 24 03:08:11 2012
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal" - Alpha i386 (20120606.2)
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcEnviron:
 LANGUAGE=en_CA:en
 TERM=xterm
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 LANG=en_CA.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: jockey
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

philipballew (philipballew) wrote :
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in jockey (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Nicolas Delvaux (malizor) wrote :

Jokey-gtk does not exist anymore on Quantal. Its functionalities were merged in software-properties.

So this may rather be a bug in command-not-found: it should not suggest to install the jockey-gtk package.

Rovanion (rovanion-luckey) wrote :

Why does the package exist if there are nothing in them?

dino99 (9d9) wrote :

Jockey has been superseded by software-properties, which now handles
third-party driver configuration.

Changed in jockey (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Invalid
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