Upgrade from Lucid to Precise displays strange dialog with squares instead of words

Bug #1035124 reported by Andre on 2012-08-09
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This bug affects 7 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
ubuntu-release-upgrader (Ubuntu)
Medium
Unassigned

Bug Description

When upgrading a Ubuntu from Lucid to Precise the users gets displays a dialogue box which can not be answered. Best guess is: two squares = OK. German language version. Experienced during every upgrade done on 4 machines.

Andre (ajx) wrote :

screenshot of the strange dialogue

tags: added: dist-upgrade
tags: added: lucid2precise

I just had this on a brand new clean install of Lucid in VirtualBox (which I was using to try and verify bug 1015739 is fixed) which I updated, rebooted and then tried to upgrade to precise with update-manager. I got this whacky dialog too.

Changed in update-manager (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Adolfo Jayme (fitojb) wrote :

This keeps happening in newer releases, see duplicate

affects: update-manager (Ubuntu) → ubuntu-release-upgrader (Ubuntu)
Changed in ubuntu-release-upgrader (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
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