package libsensors4 (not installed) failed to install/upgrade: trying to overwrite shared '/etc/sensors.d/.placeholder', which is different from other instances of package libsensors4:i386

Bug #1707360 reported by marti on 2017-07-29
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
lm-sensors (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

idon't know the origin of bug

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: libsensors4 (not installed)
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-87.110-generic 4.4.73
Uname: Linux 4.4.0-87-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2.10
Architecture: amd64
Date: Sat Jul 29 10:24:18 2017
DuplicateSignature:
 package:libsensors4:(not installed)
 Unpacking libsensors4:i386 (1:3.4.0-2) ...
 dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/libsensors4_1%3a3.4.0-2_i386.deb (--unpack):
  trying to overwrite shared '/etc/sensors.d/.placeholder', which is different from other instances of package libsensors4:i386
ErrorMessage: trying to overwrite shared '/etc/sensors.d/.placeholder', which is different from other instances of package libsensors4:i386
InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-10-08 (293 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64 (20160420.1)
RelatedPackageVersions:
 dpkg 1.18.4ubuntu1.2
 apt 1.2.20
SourcePackage: lm-sensors
Title: package libsensors4 (not installed) failed to install/upgrade: trying to overwrite shared '/etc/sensors.d/.placeholder', which is different from other instances of package libsensors4:i386
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

marti (tmarciani) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in lm-sensors (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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