the first install setup crashed suddendly during the package installation.

Bug #1342752 reported by Massimiliano Rosi on 2014-07-16
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
ubiquity (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

The Ubuntu (Thrusty Tahr) installation software crashes

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
Package: ubiquity 2.18.7
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.13.0-24.46-generic 3.13.9
Uname: Linux 3.13.0-24-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu3
Architecture: amd64
CasperVersion: 1.340
Date: Wed Jul 16 16:13:28 2014
InstallCmdLine: file=/cdrom/multiboot/ubuntu-gnome-14.04-desktop-amd64/preseed/ubuntu-gnome.seed boot=casper cdrom-detect/try-usb=true persistent persistent-path=/multiboot/ubuntu-gnome-14.04-desktop-amd64 noprompt floppy.allowed_drive_mask=0 ignore_uuid live-media-path=/multiboot/ubuntu-gnome-14.04-desktop-amd64/casper/ initrd=/multiboot/ubuntu-gnome-14.04-desktop-amd64/casper/initrd.lz quiet splash -- maybe-ubiquity
LiveMediaBuild: It
ProcEnviron:
 TERM=linux
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 XDG_RUNTIME_DIR=<set>
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
SourcePackage: ubiquity
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Exception during installation:
Jul 16 14:12:21 it /plugininstall.py: Traceback (most recent call last):
Jul 16 14:12:21 it /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 1770, in <module>
Jul 16 14:12:21 it /plugininstall.py: install.run()
Jul 16 14:12:21 it /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 78, in wrapper
Jul 16 14:12:21 it /plugininstall.py: func(self)
Jul 16 14:12:21 it /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 237, in run
Jul 16 14:12:21 it /plugininstall.py: self.install_extras()
Jul 16 14:12:21 it /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 1244, in install_extras
Jul 16 14:12:21 it /plugininstall.py: self.do_install(install_misc.query_recorded_installed())
Jul 16 14:12:21 it /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/lib/ubiquity/ubiquity/install_misc.py", line 900, in do_install
Jul 16 14:12:21 it /plugininstall.py: with Cache() as cache:
Jul 16 14:12:21 it /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/apt/cache.py", line 107, in __init__
Jul 16 14:12:21 it /plugininstall.py: self.open(progress)
Jul 16 14:12:21 it /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/apt/cache.py", line 151, in open
Jul 16 14:12:21 it /plugininstall.py: self._cache = apt_pkg.Cache(progress)
Jul 16 14:12:21 it /plugininstall.py: SystemError: E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList /target/var/lib/apt/lists/it.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_trusty_main_i18n_Translation-en, E:The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.
Jul 16 14:12:21 it /plugininstall.py:

tags: added: installer-crash
Changed in ubiquity (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
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