package tex-common (not installed) failed to install/upgrade: installed tex-common package post-installation script subprocess returned error exit status 1

Bug #1787578 reported by Will Liebow on 2018-08-17
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
tex-common (Ubuntu)
Low
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Bug Description

Reported during upgrade to 18.04LTS

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 18.04
Package: tex-common (not installed)
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.15.0-32.35-generic 4.15.18
Uname: Linux 4.15.0-32-generic i686
ApportVersion: 2.20.9-0ubuntu7.2
Architecture: i386
Date: Fri Aug 17 11:22:57 2018
ErrorMessage: installed tex-common package post-installation script subprocess returned error exit status 1
InstallationDate: Installed on 2010-05-03 (3028 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS "Lucid Lynx" - Release i386 (20100429)
Python3Details: /usr/bin/python3.6, Python 3.6.5, python3-minimal, 3.6.5-3ubuntu1
PythonDetails: /usr/bin/python2.7, Python 2.7.15rc1, python-minimal, 2.7.15~rc1-1
RelatedPackageVersions:
 dpkg 1.19.0.5ubuntu2
 apt 1.6.3
SourcePackage: tex-common
Title: package tex-common (not installed) failed to install/upgrade: installed tex-common package post-installation script subprocess returned error exit status 1
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to bionic on 2018-08-17 (0 days ago)

Will Liebow (w1ll-liebow) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. Reviewing your dmesg attachment in this bug report it seems that there is a problem with your hardware. I recommend performing a back up and then investigating the situation. Measures you might take include checking cable connections and using software tools to investigate the health of your hardware. In the event that is is not in fact an error with your hardware please set the bug's status back to New. Thanks and good luck!

[This is an automated message. I apologize if it reached you inappropriately; please just reply to this message indicating so.]

tags: added: hardware-error
Changed in tex-common (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Invalid
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