package nvidia-kernel-common-390 390.48-0ubuntu3 failed to install/upgrade: trying to overwrite '/lib/udev/rules.d/71-nvidia.rules', which is also in package nvidia-384 384.111-0ubuntu0.16.04.1

Bug #1767210 reported by Cesare Mercurio on 2018-04-26
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This bug affects 19 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
nvidia-graphics-drivers-390 (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

Fresh boot after upgrade. Got this.

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 18.04
Package: nvidia-kernel-common-390 390.48-0ubuntu3
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.15.0-20.21-generic 4.15.17
Uname: Linux 4.15.0-20-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia_modeset nvidia
ApportVersion: 2.20.9-0ubuntu7
Architecture: amd64
Date: Thu Apr 26 14:42:58 2018
Dependencies:

DuplicateSignature:
 package:nvidia-kernel-common-390:390.48-0ubuntu3
 Unpacking nvidia-kernel-common-390 (390.48-0ubuntu3) ...
 dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/nvidia-kernel-common-390_390.48-0ubuntu3_amd64.deb (--unpack):
  trying to overwrite '/lib/udev/rules.d/71-nvidia.rules', which is also in package nvidia-384 384.111-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
ErrorMessage: trying to overwrite '/lib/udev/rules.d/71-nvidia.rules', which is also in package nvidia-384 384.111-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
InstallationDate: Installed on 2018-02-02 (83 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64 (20170801)
Python3Details: /usr/bin/python3.6, Python 3.6.5, python3-minimal, 3.6.5-3
PythonDetails: /usr/bin/python2.7, Python 2.7.15rc1, python-minimal, 2.7.15~rc1-1
RelatedPackageVersions:
 dpkg 1.19.0.5ubuntu2
 apt 1.6.1
SourcePackage: nvidia-graphics-drivers-390
Title: package nvidia-kernel-common-390 390.48-0ubuntu3 failed to install/upgrade: trying to overwrite '/lib/udev/rules.d/71-nvidia.rules', which is also in package nvidia-384 384.111-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to bionic on 2018-04-26 (0 days ago)

Cesare Mercurio (cesare90) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in nvidia-graphics-drivers-390 (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Cecil Carpenter (cscj01) wrote :

I entered a question on the Ubuntu forums here https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2400309&p=13797999#post13797999. Although I got the crash report, I must have cleared this while handling some other issue.

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