Ubuntu Budgie's 18.04 Software Updater has no details for update but wants my superuser password

Bug #1799592 reported by Adrian Romanelli
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update-manager (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Running Ubuntu Budgie 18.04.1 LTS, Gnome 3.28.2.

Software Updater is prompting me to apply an update, but there is no ‘Details of updates’ listed, nor are there any ‘Technical description’ notes. It says that “3.7 MB will be downloaded.”

Was asked to report this per: https://discourse.ubuntubudgie.org/t/software-updater-has-no-details-for-update-but-wants-my-superuser-password/1136/2

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 18.04
Package: update-manager 1:18.04.11.5
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.15.0-38.41-generic 4.15.18
Uname: Linux 4.15.0-38-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia_modeset nvidia
ApportVersion: 2.20.9-0ubuntu7.4
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: Budgie:GNOME
Date: Tue Oct 23 15:15:36 2018
GsettingsChanges:
 b'com.ubuntu.update-manager' b'show-details' b'true'
 b'com.ubuntu.update-manager' b'window-height' b'632'
 b'com.ubuntu.update-manager' b'first-run' b'false'
 b'com.ubuntu.update-manager' b'window-width' b'704'
 b'com.ubuntu.update-manager' b'launch-time' b'int64 1540332636'
InstallationDate: Installed on 2018-05-12 (163 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu-Budgie 18.04 LTS "Bionic Beaver" - Release amd64 (20180426)
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: update-manager
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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Adrian Romanelli (aromanelli) wrote :
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Adrian Romanelli (aromanelli) wrote :
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I took the advice of updating via the Terminal. Pasting the output here, in case it can be helpful to resolve any bugs ...

adrian@CyberPowerPC:~$ sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade && sudo apt autoremove
Ign:1 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease
Hit:2 http://repo.steampowered.com/steam precise InRelease
Hit:3 http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu bionic InRelease
Get:4 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security InRelease [83.2 kB]
Hit:5 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic InRelease
Hit:6 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable Release
Hit:7 http://ppa.launchpad.net/cwchien/gradle/ubuntu bionic InRelease
Get:8 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-updates InRelease [88.7 kB]
Hit:9 http://ppa.launchpad.net/graphics-drivers/ppa/ubuntu bionic InRelease
Get:10 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-backports InRelease [74.6 kB]
Hit:12 http://ppa.launchpad.net/ubuntubudgie/backports/ubuntu bionic InRelease
Fetched 247 kB in 2s (148 kB/s)
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
11 packages can be upgraded. Run 'apt list --upgradable' to see them.
W: Target Packages (main/binary-amd64/Packages) is configured multiple times in /etc/apt/sources.list:51 and /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome.list:3
W: Target Packages (main/binary-all/Packages) is configured multiple times in /etc/apt/sources.list:51 and /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome.list:3
W: Target Translations (main/i18n/Translation-en_US) is configured multiple times in /etc/apt/sources.list:51 and /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome.list:3
W: Target Translations (main/i18n/Translation-en) is configured multiple times in /etc/apt/sources.list:51 and /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome.list:3
W: Target DEP-11 (main/dep11/Components-amd64.yml) is configured multiple times in /etc/apt/sources.list:51 and /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome.list:3
W: Target DEP-11 (main/dep11/Components-all.yml) is configured multiple times in /etc/apt/sources.list:51 and /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome.list:3
W: Target DEP-11-icons-small (main/dep11/icons-48x48.tar) is configured multiple times in /etc/apt/sources.list:51 and /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome.list:3
W: Target DEP-11-icons (main/dep11/icons-64x64.tar) is configured multiple times in /etc/apt/sources.list:51 and /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome.list:3
W: Target CNF (main/cnf/Commands-amd64) is configured multiple times in /etc/apt/sou...

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fossfreedom (fossfreedom) wrote :

lots of "W: " type warnings there - looks like you have multiple entries in Software Update - Settings - Other Software. Suggest fix by deleting all but one "google-chrome" entries.

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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in update-manager (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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Adrian Romanelli (aromanelli) wrote :

I have done an update to 18.10, and then afterwards saw https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/update-manager/+bug/1072136/comments/16 . I'm assuming I am not a candidate for testing as I am no longer on the same version I discovered the bug on.

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