Could not install te upgrades Error during commit 'E:Couldn't configure pre-depend libtinfo5 for libncurses5, probably a dependency cycle.' Restoring original system state

Bug #993518 reported by Richard Chapman on 2012-05-02
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Bug Description

Could not install the upgrades
Error during commit 'E:Couldn't configure pre-depend libtinfo5 for libncurses5, probably a dependency cycle.' Restoring original system state

Richard Chapman (mercerchap) wrote :

Kubuntu distribution upgrade from 11.x to 12.04

Upgrade stops with the error message after loading packages and beginning installation:

Could not install the upgrades
Error during commit 'E:Couldn't configure pre-depend libtinfo5 for libncurses5, probably a dependency cycle.' Restoring original system state

Jean-Baptiste Lallement (jibel) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. This particular bug has already been reported and is a duplicate of bug 924079, so it is being marked as such. Please look at the other bug report to see if there is any missing information that you can provide, or to see if there is a workaround for the bug. Additionally, any further discussion regarding the bug should occur in the other report. Feel free to continue to report any other bugs you may find.

Changed in update-manager (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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