failed to install package ttf-mscorefonts-installer

Bug #387436 reported by harry king on 2009-06-15
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
msttcorefonts (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Using ubuntu 9.0.4, installing additional codecs for use with Miro

ProblemType: Package
Architecture: i386
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.04
ErrorMessage: subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Package: ttf-mscorefonts-installer 2.6
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: msttcorefonts
Title: package ttf-mscorefonts-installer 2.6 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
Uname: Linux 2.6.28-11-generic i686

harry king (h-king) wrote :
am_public (am-public) on 2009-06-15
summary: - failed to install package
+ failed to install package ttf-mscorefonts-installer
tags: added: ttf-mscorefonts-installer
am_public (am-public) on 2009-06-15
affects: ubuntu → msttcorefonts (Ubuntu)
am_public (am-public) wrote :

Thanks for the bug report. I've found some recent bugs related to mscorefonts. I guess there was some trouble downloading files from server. Please retry to install the package ttf-mscorefonts-installer with command

sudo apt-get -V install ttf-mscorefonts-installer --reinstall

If it don't work please attach the output.

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

I got the following report after attempting to reinstall:-
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 reinstalled, 0 to remove and 5 not
upgraded.
1 not fully installed or removed.
After this operation, 0B of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y
Setting up ttf-mscorefonts-installer (2.6) ...

These fonts were provided by Microsoft "in the interest of cross-
platform compatibility". This is no longer the case, but they are
still available from third parties.

You are free to download these fonts and use them for your own use,
but you may not redistribute them in modified form, including changes
to the file name or packaging format.

Error parsing proxy URL http://:8080/: Invalid host name.
Error parsing proxy URL http://:8080/: Invalid host name.
Error parsing proxy URL http://:8080/: Invalid host name.
Error parsing proxy URL http://:8080/: Invalid host name.
Error parsing proxy URL http://:8080/: Invalid host name.
Error parsing proxy URL http://:8080/: Invalid host name.
Error parsing proxy URL http://:8080/: Invalid host name.
Error parsing proxy URL http://:8080/: Invalid host name.
Error parsing proxy URL http://:8080/: Invalid host name.
Error parsing proxy URL http://:8080/: Invalid host name.
Error parsing proxy URL http://:8080/: Invalid host name.
Error parsing proxy URL http://:8080/: Invalid host name.
Error parsing proxy URL http://:8080/: Invalid host name.
andale32.exe: No such file or directory

All done, errors in processing 1 file(s)
dpkg: error processing ttf-mscorefonts-installer (--configure):
 subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
Errors were encountered while processing:
 ttf-mscorefonts-installer
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

Hope it is of some use, ior perhaps it is my fault !! :-)
Thanks anyway, Ubuntu rocks, I met an American airline pilot who had
never heard of Ubuntu until then, he is going home to use it instead of
Windows .

On Mon, 2009-06-15 at 20:43 +0000, am_public wrote:
> *** This bug is a duplicate of bug 274421 ***
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/274421
>
> Thanks for the bug report. I've found some recent bugs related to
> mscorefonts. I guess there was some trouble downloading files from
> server. Please retry to install the package ttf-mscorefonts-installer
> with command
>
> sudo apt-get -V install ttf-mscorefonts-installer --reinstall
>
> If it don't work please attach the output.
>
> ** Changed in: msttcorefonts (Ubuntu)
> Status: New => Incomplete
>
> ** This bug has been marked a duplicate of bug 274421
> Cannot download fonts, "Error parsing proxy URL http://:8080/"
>

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