Comment 3 for bug 1309752

Looks like enabling VNC was the culprit, cf.

http://www.mythtv.org/pipermail/mythtv-users/2014-April/362863.html

Regards

Janusz

Quote/Cytat - Ubuntu Foundations Team Bug Bot
<email address hidden> (Sat 19 Apr 2014 01:08:45 AM CEST):

> Exception during installation:
> Apr 18 21:01:56 mythbuntu /plugininstall.py: Traceback (most recent
> call last):
> Apr 18 21:01:56 mythbuntu /plugininstall.py: File
> "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 1770, in <module>
> Apr 18 21:01:56 mythbuntu /plugininstall.py: install.run()
> Apr 18 21:01:56 mythbuntu /plugininstall.py: File
> "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 78, in wrapper
> Apr 18 21:01:56 mythbuntu /plugininstall.py: func(self)
> Apr 18 21:01:56 mythbuntu /plugininstall.py: File
> "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 204, in run
> Apr 18 21:01:56 mythbuntu /plugininstall.py: self.configure_plugins()
> Apr 18 21:01:56 mythbuntu /plugininstall.py: File
> "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 570, in configure_plugins
> Apr 18 21:01:56 mythbuntu /plugininstall.py: self.run_plugin(plugin)
> Apr 18 21:01:56 mythbuntu /plugininstall.py: File
> "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 544, in run_plugin
> Apr 18 21:01:56 mythbuntu /plugininstall.py: ret =
> inst.install(self.target, PluginProgress(self.db))
> Apr 18 21:01:56 mythbuntu /plugininstall.py: File
> "/usr/lib/ubiquity/plugins/myth-install-type.py", line 198, in install
> Apr 18 21:01:56 mythbuntu /plugininstall.py: self.setup_roles()
> Apr 18 21:01:56 mythbuntu /plugininstall.py: File
> "/usr/lib/ubiquity/plugins/myth-install-type.py", line 178, in
> setup_roles
> Apr 18 21:01:56 mythbuntu /plugininstall.py: vnc.create_password(passwd)
> Apr 18 21:01:56 mythbuntu /plugininstall.py: File
> "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/mythbuntu_common/vnc.py", line 58,
> in create_password
> Apr 18 21:01:56 mythbuntu /plugininstall.py: raise
> ValueError('Password should be passed as bytes')
> Apr 18 21:01:56 mythbuntu /plugininstall.py: ValueError: Password
> should be passed as bytes
> Apr 18 21:01:56 mythbuntu /plugininstall.py:
>
>
> ** Tags added: installer-crash
>
> ** Changed in: ubiquity (Ubuntu)
> Importance: Undecided => High
>
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> https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1309752
>
> Title:
> Mythbuntu installer crashed
>
> Status in “ubiquity” package in Ubuntu:
> New
>
> Bug description:
> I don't know how to access any editor at this stage of
> installation, so I just used copy and paste in the web browser.
> This the final part of the syslog:
>
> Apr 18 21:01:56 mythbuntu /plugininstall.py: Exception during installation:
> Apr 18 21:01:56 mythbuntu /plugininstall.py: Traceback (most
> recent call last):
> Apr 18 21:01:56 mythbuntu /plugininstall.py: File
> "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 1770, in <module>
> Apr 18 21:01:56 mythbuntu /plugininstall.py: install.run()
> Apr 18 21:01:56 mythbuntu /plugininstall.py: File
> "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 78, in wrapper
> Apr 18 21:01:56 mythbuntu /plugininstall.py: func(self)
> Apr 18 21:01:56 mythbuntu /plugininstall.py: File
> "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 204, in run
> Apr 18 21:01:56 mythbuntu /plugininstall.py: self.configure_plugins()
> Apr 18 21:01:56 mythbuntu /plugininstall.py: File
> "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 570, in configure_plugins
> Apr 18 21:01:56 mythbuntu /plugininstall.py: self.run_plugin(plugin)
> Apr 18 21:01:56 mythbuntu /plugininstall.py: File
> "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 544, in run_plugin
> Apr 18 21:01:56 mythbuntu /plugininstall.py: ret =
> inst.install(self.target, PluginProgress(self.db))
> Apr 18 21:01:56 mythbuntu /plugininstall.py: File
> "/usr/lib/ubiquity/plugins/myth-install-type.py", line 198, in install
> Apr 18 21:01:56 mythbuntu /plugininstall.py: self.setup_roles()
> Apr 18 21:01:56 mythbuntu /plugininstall.py: File
> "/usr/lib/ubiquity/plugins/myth-install-type.py", line 178, in
> setup_roles
> Apr 18 21:01:56 mythbuntu /plugininstall.py:
> vnc.create_password(passwd)
> Apr 18 21:01:56 mythbuntu /plugininstall.py: File
> "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/mythbuntu_common/vnc.py", line 58,
> in create_password
> Apr 18 21:01:56 mythbuntu /plugininstall.py: raise
> ValueError('Password should be passed as bytes')
> Apr 18 21:01:56 mythbuntu /plugininstall.py: ValueError: Password
> should be passed as bytes
> Apr 18 21:01:56 mythbuntu /plugininstall.py:
> Apr 18 21:02:16 mythbuntu ubiquity: Gtk-Message: Failed to load
> module "overlay-scrollbar"
> Apr 18 21:02:16 mythbuntu ubiquity: Gtk-Message: Failed to load
> module "overlay-scrollbar"
> Apr 18 21:02:45 mythbuntu ubiquity: ATTENTION: default value of
> option force_s3tc_enable overridden by envir
>
> The final part of partman:
>
>
> parted_server: OUT:
> 1 32256-2000363420159 2000363387904 primary ext4 /dev/sde1
>
>
> parted_server: Partitions printed
> parted_server: OUT:
>
>
> parted_server: Closing infifo and outfifo
> parted_server: main_loop: iteration 1054
> parted_server: Opening infifo
> /lib/partman/finish.d/80parted:
> *******************************************************
> /lib/partman/finish.d/80parted: IN: QUIT
> parted_server: Read command: QUIT
> parted_server: Quitting
>
> ProblemType: Bug
> DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
> Package: ubiquity 2.18.7
> ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.13.0-24.46-generic 3.13.9
> Uname: Linux 3.13.0-24-generic x86_64
> ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu3
> Architecture: amd64
> CasperVersion: 1.340
> Date: Fri Apr 18 23:02:16 2014
> InstallCmdLine: initrd=/casper/initrd.lz
> file=/cdrom/preseed/mythbuntu.seed boot=casper only-ubiquity quiet
> splash -- BOOT_IMAGE=/casper/vmlinuz.efi
> LiveMediaBuild: Mythbuntu 14.04 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Release amd64
> (20140417)
> ProcEnviron:
> TERM=linux
> PATH=(custom, no user)
> XDG_RUNTIME_DIR=<set>
> LANG=en_US.UTF-8
> SourcePackage: ubiquity
> UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
>
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