kubuntu upgrade to 12.10: could not install linux-image-3.5.0-19-generic_3.5.0-19.30_i386.deb

Bug #1085083 reported by vatbier
This bug affects 2 people
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ubuntu-release-upgrader (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

upgrading kubuntu 12.04 (inside virtualbox 4.2.4 on Windows 7 host) (which was upgraded from Kubuntu 10.04 to 10.11 to 11.04 to 11.10) by running Distribution Upgrade:

Could not install '/var/cache/apt/archives/linux-image-3.5.0-19-generic_3.5.0-19.30_i386.deb'
The upgrade will continue but the '/var/cache/apt/archives/linux-image-3.5.0-19-generic_3.5.0-19.30_i386.deb' package may not be in a working state. Please consider submitting a bug report about it.

subprocess new pre-installation script returned error exit status 1

Clicking on Report Bug wants to open Chromium webbrowser but fails because it can not be run as root. Trying again then succeed by opening filebug launchpad site in Firefox.

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vatbier (vatbier) wrote :

By looking at https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/1079846 I figured out that enabling in Virtualbox>Settings of my Kubuntu virtual machine>System>Processor the "Enable PAE/NX)" setting made installation of the generic kernel succeed.

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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in ubuntu-release-upgrader (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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