package ubuntustudio-audio 0.28 failed to install/upgrade: dependency problems - leaving unconfigured

Bug #241085 reported by Joey Stanford on 2008-06-18
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ubuntustudio-meta (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

When installing ubuntustudio-audio, timidity fails to install.

joey@gametime:~$ sudo apt-get -f install
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
3 not fully installed or removed.
After this operation, 0B of additional disk space will be used.
Setting up timidity (2.13.2-19ubuntu1) ...
 * Starting TiMidity++ ALSA midi emulation... [fail]
invoke-rc.d: initscript timidity, action "start" failed.
dpkg: error processing timidity (--configure):
 subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of timidity-interfaces-extra:
 timidity-interfaces-extra depends on timidity (= 2.13.2-19ubuntu1); however:
  Package timidity is not configured yet.
dpkg: error processing timidity-interfaces-extra (--configure):
 dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of ubuntustudio-audio:
 ubuntustudio-audio depends on timidity; however:
  Package timidity is not configured yet.
dpkg: error processing ubuntustudio-audio (--configure):
 dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
Errors were encountered while processing:
 timidity
 timidity-interfaces-extra
 ubuntustudio-audio
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
joey@gametime:~$ apt-cache policy ubuntustudio-audio
ubuntustudio-audio:
  Installed: 0.28
  Candidate: 0.28
  Version table:
 *** 0.28 0
        500 http://mirrors.easynews.com hardy/universe Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
joey@gametime:~$ apt-cache policy timidity
timidity:
  Installed: 2.13.2-19ubuntu1
  Candidate: 2.13.2-19ubuntu1
  Version table:
 *** 2.13.2-19ubuntu1 0
        500 http://mirrors.easynews.com hardy/universe Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
joey@gametime:~$ uname -a
Linux gametime 2.6.24-19-rt #1 SMP PREEMPT RT Wed Jun 4 16:31:35 UTC 2008 x86_64 GNU/Linux

ProblemType: Package
Architecture: amd64
Date: Wed Jun 18 15:15:06 2008
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 8.04
ErrorMessage: dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
NonfreeKernelModules: ath_hal
Package: ubuntustudio-audio 0.28
PackageArchitecture: amd64
SourcePackage: ubuntustudio-meta
Title: package ubuntustudio-audio 0.28 failed to install/upgrade: dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
Uname: Linux 2.6.24-19-rt x86_64

Joey Stanford (joey) wrote :
Joe Jaxx (joejaxx) wrote :

Thank you for reporting this, I will look into it.

Joey Stanford (joey) wrote :

I was able to fix this by uninstalling both timidity packages and ubuntustudio-audio, and then installing ubuntustudio-audio again. Note that this error was caused when converting the 64 bit version of Ubuntu Desktop to Ubuntu Studio 64 bit.

awhilewhileaway (dodecalogue) wrote :

This solution didn't work for me (well they uninstalled fine), but got this when re-installing:

E: timidity: subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
E: ubuntustudio-audio: dependency problems - leaving unconfigured

..... first bug report woooowowowoowwoooO!!! go team :)

Mark Falcey (mfalcey) wrote :

I just installed UbuntuStudio last night over a new clean 8.04.1 i386 install and got similar messages:

Errors were encountered while processing:
timidity
ubuntustudio-audio
E: subprocess /usr/bin/dpkg returned and error code (1)
A: package failed to install. Trying to recover:
Setting up timidity (2.13.2-19ubuntu1)...
 * Starting timidity++ ALAS midi emulation...
ALSA lib pcm_dmix c:874 (snd_pcm_dmix_open) unable to open slave
  ...fail!
invoke-rc.d initscript timidity, action "start" failed.
dpkg: error processing timidity (--configure):
 subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of ubuntustudio-audio:
 ubuntustudio-audio depends on timidity; however:
 Package timidity is not configured yet.
dpkge: error processing ubuntustudio-audio (--configure):
 dependency problems - leaving unconfigured

I removed the packages and today tried reinstalling them and got the same messages.

fkekim (mtralver) wrote :

ubuntu hardy uninstall both reinstall timidity then install ubuntustudio audio

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