package libtk8.6 (not installed) failed to install/upgrade: trying to overwrite '/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libtk8.6.so.0', which is also in package tk8.6-lib:amd64 8.6.0-1ubuntu1

Bug #1265509 reported by Tobiasz Jarczyk on 2014-01-02
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This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
tk8.6 (Ubuntu)
High
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Bug Description

Got this apport window when upgrading with update-manager.

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
Package: libtk8.6 (not installed)
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.12.0-7.15-generic 3.12.4
Uname: Linux 3.12.0-7-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.12.7-0ubuntu3
Architecture: amd64
Date: Thu Jan 2 13:49:56 2014
DuplicateSignature: package:libtk8.6:(not installed):trying to overwrite '/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libtk8.6.so.0', which is also in package tk8.6-lib:amd64 8.6.0-1ubuntu1
ErrorMessage: trying to overwrite '/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libtk8.6.so.0', which is also in package tk8.6-lib:amd64 8.6.0-1ubuntu1
InstallationDate: Installed on 2013-10-15 (78 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu-GNOME 13.10 "Saucy Salamander" - Release amd64 (20131015)
SourcePackage: tk8.6
Title: package libtk8.6 (not installed) failed to install/upgrade: trying to overwrite '/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libtk8.6.so.0', which is also in package tk8.6-lib:amd64 8.6.0-1ubuntu1
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to trusty on 2013-11-05 (58 days ago)

Tobiasz Jarczyk (dotnokato-q) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in tk8.6 (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in tk8.6 (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
Javier López (javier-lopez) wrote :

Thanks for reporting this bug and any supporting documentation. Since this bug has enough information provided for a developer to begin work, I'm going to mark it as confirmed and let them handle it from here. Thanks for taking the time to make Ubuntu better!

Changed in tk8.6 (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Triaged
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