package software-center 1.0.2 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1

Bug #485693 reported by kakulukia on 2009-11-20
74
This bug affects 16 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
software-center (Ubuntu)
Medium
Unassigned

Bug Description

Binary package hint: software-center

i just triend to install postgres and got this error .. dont know what it means ..

ProblemType: Package
Architecture: amd64
Date: Fri Nov 20 10:02:51 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
ErrorMessage: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 9.10 "Karmic Koala" - Release amd64 (20091027)
NonfreeKernelModules: fglrx
Package: software-center 1.0.2
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-14.48-generic
SourcePackage: software-center
Title: package software-center 1.0.2 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-14-generic x86_64

Useful part of log:

Setting up python-gtk2-dev (2.16.0-0ubuntu1) ...

dpkg: error processing python-gtk2-dev (--configure):

 subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1

Setting up software-center (1.0.2) ...

Traceback (most recent call last):

  File "/usr/bin/pycentral", line 2196, in <module>

    main()

  File "/usr/bin/pycentral", line 2190, in main

    rv = action.run(global_options)

  File "/usr/bin/pycentral", line 1478, in run

    runtimes = get_installed_runtimes()

  File "/usr/bin/pycentral", line 279, in get_installed_runtimes

    default_version = pyversions.default_version(version_only=True)

  File "/usr/share/pycentral-data/pyversions.py", line 172, in default_version

    raise ValueError, "/usr/bin/python does not match the python default version. It must be reset to point to %s" % debian_default

ValueError: /usr/bin/python does not match the python default version. It must be reset to point to python2.6

dpkg: error processing software-center (--configure):

 subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1

kakulukia (kakulukia) wrote :
Andrew (and471) on 2009-11-21
Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
description: updated
VonMelle (nsmthane) wrote :

This seems to happen on both of my systems, 64 bit desktop and 32 bit laptop. Also, this happens when I use synaptic as well.

lothar (lromanski) on 2010-04-12
Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → New
Omer Akram (om26er) wrote :

thanks for the bug report. is this still an issue for you?

Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
Omer Akram (om26er) wrote :

We are closing this bug report because it lacks the information we need to investigate the problem, as described in the previous comments. Please reopen it if you can give us the missing information, and don't hesitate to submit bug reports in the future. To reopen the bug report you can click on the current status, under the Status column, and change the Status back to "New". Thanks again!

Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: Incomplete → Invalid
To post a comment you must log in.
This report contains Public information  Edit
Everyone can see this information.

Duplicates of this bug

Other bug subscribers