package libqtcore4 (not installed) failed to install/upgrade: trying to overwrite shared '/etc/xdg/Trolltech.conf', which is different from other instances of package libqtcore4:amd64

Bug #1622378 reported by Hugo Arias on 2016-09-11
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This bug affects 4 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
One Hundred Papercuts
High
Unassigned
qt4-x11 (Ubuntu)
High
Unassigned

Bug Description

THis came up after I tried to install UNetbootin. I don't really know what's going on

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: libqtcore4 (not installed)
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-34.53-generic 4.4.15
Uname: Linux 4.4.0-34-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2.1
Architecture: amd64
Date: Sun Sep 11 13:42:23 2016
DuplicateSignature:
 package:libqtcore4:(not installed)
 Unpacking libqtcore4:amd64 (4:4.8.7+dfsg-5ubuntu2) ...
 dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/libqtcore4_4%3a4.8.7+dfsg-5ubuntu2_amd64.deb (--unpack):
  trying to overwrite shared '/etc/xdg/Trolltech.conf', which is different from other instances of package libqtcore4:amd64
ErrorMessage: trying to overwrite shared '/etc/xdg/Trolltech.conf', which is different from other instances of package libqtcore4:amd64
InstallationDate: Installed on 2014-08-31 (742 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Lubuntu 14.04.1 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Release amd64 (20140722.2)
RelatedPackageVersions:
 dpkg 1.18.4ubuntu1.1
 apt 1.2.12~ubuntu16.04.1
SourcePackage: qt4-x11
Title: package libqtcore4 (not installed) failed to install/upgrade: trying to overwrite shared '/etc/xdg/Trolltech.conf', which is different from other instances of package libqtcore4:amd64
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to xenial on 2016-08-06 (36 days ago)

Hugo Arias (hugo-arias1) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in qt4-x11 (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in qt4-x11 (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
Changed in hundredpapercuts:
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → High
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