installer crash

Bug #1476390 reported by Stanz on 2015-07-20
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This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
ubiquity (Ubuntu)
High
Unassigned

Bug Description

during fresh install, well after user/password/partition setup, popup window informed of installer crash.
Top bar missing icons also, calander screwed up too.
No access to dash or files.
Not able to screenshot.
Disk checked for errors- passed.
Will try install again.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
Package: ubiquity 2.18.8.6
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.16.0-30.40~14.04.1-generic 3.16.7-ckt3
Uname: Linux 3.16.0-30-generic i686
ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.7
Architecture: i386
CasperVersion: 1.340
Date: Mon Jul 20 13:26:50 2015
InstallCmdLine: file=/cdrom/preseed/ubuntu-gnome.seed boot=casper only-ubiquity initrd=/casper/initrd.lz quiet splash --
LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu-GNOME 14.04.2 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Release i386 (20150218.1)
ProcEnviron:
 LANGUAGE=en_CA.UTF-8
 TERM=linux
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 XDG_RUNTIME_DIR=<set>
 LANG=en_CA.UTF-8
SourcePackage: ubiquity
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Stanz (stanz) wrote :

Exception during installation:
Jul 20 20:12:32 ubuntu-gnome /plugininstall.py: Traceback (most recent call last):
Jul 20 20:12:32 ubuntu-gnome /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 1770, in <module>
Jul 20 20:12:32 ubuntu-gnome /plugininstall.py: install.run()
Jul 20 20:12:32 ubuntu-gnome /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 78, in wrapper
Jul 20 20:12:32 ubuntu-gnome /plugininstall.py: func(self)
Jul 20 20:12:32 ubuntu-gnome /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 252, in run
Jul 20 20:12:32 ubuntu-gnome /plugininstall.py: self.remove_extras()
Jul 20 20:12:32 ubuntu-gnome /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/share/ubiquity/plugininstall.py", line 1455, in remove_extras
Jul 20 20:12:32 ubuntu-gnome /plugininstall.py: cache = Cache()
Jul 20 20:12:32 ubuntu-gnome /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/apt/cache.py", line 107, in __init__
Jul 20 20:12:32 ubuntu-gnome /plugininstall.py: self.open(progress)
Jul 20 20:12:32 ubuntu-gnome /plugininstall.py: File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/apt/cache.py", line 151, in open
Jul 20 20:12:32 ubuntu-gnome /plugininstall.py: self._cache = apt_pkg.Cache(progress)
Jul 20 20:12:32 ubuntu-gnome /plugininstall.py: SystemError: E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList /target/var/lib/apt/lists/ca.archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_trusty_main_i18n_Translation-en, E:The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.
Jul 20 20:12:32 ubuntu-gnome /plugininstall.py:

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