"sudo taskesl install kubuntu-full" says "tasksel: apptitude failed (100)", then fails .

Bug #1203747 reported by Mitsutoshi NAKANO on 2013-07-22
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
tasksel (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 and 13.10 daily in VirtualBox 4.2.16 r86992 on Windows 7 SP1 64 bit .
Host information: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/86335040/DxDiag17.txt .

I input "sudo taskesl install kubuntu-full" .
Then tasksel says "tasksel: apptitude failed (100)", and tasksel fails .

1) The release of Ubuntu you are using
 lsb_release -a
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 13.04
Release: 13.04
Codename: raring

2) The version of the package
tasksel 2.88ubuntu14
dpkg 1.16.10ubuntu1

3) What you expected to happen
I expected that installation was completed.

4) What happened instead

The tasksel said "tasksel: apptitude failed (100)",
and tasksel failed .

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 13.04
Package: tasksel 2.88ubuntu14
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.8.0-26.38-generic
Uname: Linux 3.8.0-26-generic i686
ApportVersion: 2.9.2-0ubuntu8.1
Architecture: i386
Date: Mon Jul 22 21:38:05 2013
InstallationDate: Installed on 2013-05-14 (68 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 13.04 "Raring" - Build i386 LIVE Binary 20130430-17:57
MarkForUpload: True
PackageArchitecture: all
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: tasksel
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Mitsutoshi NAKANO (bkbin005) wrote :
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in tasksel (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Joseph Mills (josephjamesmills) wrote :

This also effects me for ubuntu-gnome-desktop ubuntu-mate-desktop and many others

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