Ubuntu

package install failure due to frontend: Fatal IO error on X server

Reported by Darren Murphy on 2010-12-28
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This bug affects 26 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
msttcorefonts (Ubuntu)
Medium
Unassigned

Bug Description

Binary package hint: msttcorefonts

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ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
Package: ttf-mscorefonts-installer 3.2ubuntu0.1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-27.49-generic 2.6.32.26+drm33.12
Uname: Linux 2.6.32-27-generic i686
NonfreeKernelModules: fglrx wl
Architecture: i386
Date: Tue Dec 28 15:03:29 2010
ErrorMessage: subprocess new pre-installation script returned error exit status 1
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS "Lucid Lynx" - Release i386 (20100429)
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: msttcorefonts
Title: package ttf-mscorefonts-installer 3.2ubuntu0.1 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess new pre-installation script returned error exit status 1

Darren Murphy (murenti) wrote :
Changed in msttcorefonts (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Brian Murray (brian-murray) wrote :

21 out of 22 duplicates of this bug are about Lucid.

LP: #694913 has a total of 22 duplicates
DistroRelease
  [1] Ubuntu 11.04: 743843
  [21] Ubuntu 10.04: 702963, 707737, 707826, 708238, 708474, 708775, 708949, 709402, 709919, 710211, 713424, 713791, 714392, 719532, 721099, 752151, 759325, 777152, 780450, 784964, 792286

Brian Murray (brian-murray) wrote :

From DpkgTerminalLog.txt:

Preparing to replace ttf-mscorefonts-installer 3.2 (using .../ttf-mscorefonts-installer_3.2ubuntu0.1_all.deb) ...
frontend: Fatal IO error 11 (Resource temporarily unavailable) on X server :0.0.
frontend: Fatal IO error 2 (No such file or directory) on X server :0.0.
dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/ttf-mscorefonts-installer_3.2ubuntu0.1_all.deb (--unpack):
 subprocess new pre-installation script returned error exit status 1

Changed in msttcorefonts (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Triaged
importance: Undecided → Medium
summary: - package ttf-mscorefonts-installer 3.2ubuntu0.1 failed to
- install/upgrade: subprocess new pre-installation script returned error
- exit status 1
+ package install failure due to frontend: Fatal IO error on X server
tags: added: debconf-xserver-io-error
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