package libsane-common 1.0.27-1~experimental3ubuntu2 failed to install/upgrade: trying to overwrite '/usr/share/man/man1/sane-config.1.gz', which is also in package libsane-dev 1.0.25+git20150528-1ubuntu2.16.04.1

Bug #1777284 reported by Jan-Olof Degerbalkan on 2018-06-16
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sane-backends (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Got this error when upgrading from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 18.04
Package: libsane-common 1.0.27-1~experimental3ubuntu2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.15.0-23.25-generic 4.15.18
Uname: Linux 4.15.0-23-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia_modeset nvidia
ApportVersion: 2.20.9-0ubuntu7.2
Architecture: amd64
Date: Sat Jun 16 22:47:35 2018
DuplicateSignature:
 package:libsane-common:1.0.27-1~experimental3ubuntu2
 Unpacking libsane-common (1.0.27-1~experimental3ubuntu2) over (1.0.25+git20150528-1ubuntu2.16.04.1) ...
 dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/libsane-common_1.0.27-1~experimental3ubuntu2_all.deb (--unpack):
  trying to overwrite '/usr/share/man/man1/sane-config.1.gz', which is also in package libsane-dev 1.0.25+git20150528-1ubuntu2.16.04.1
ErrorMessage: trying to overwrite '/usr/share/man/man1/sane-config.1.gz', which is also in package libsane-dev 1.0.25+git20150528-1ubuntu2.16.04.1
InstallationDate: Installed on 2017-04-17 (425 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64 (20170215.2)
PackageArchitecture: all
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: sane-backends
Title: package libsane-common 1.0.27-1~experimental3ubuntu2 failed to install/upgrade: trying to overwrite '/usr/share/man/man1/sane-config.1.gz', which is also in package libsane-dev 1.0.25+git20150528-1ubuntu2.16.04.1
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Jan-Olof Degerbalkan (jachde65) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in sane-backends (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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