package update-notifier-common 0.119ubuntu8.4 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 143

Bug #1010816 reported by Wilson on 2012-06-09
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This bug affects 15 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
update-notifier (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Upgrade hung for about an hour, i've used kill to stop a process (something like "download data") and the update was completed (but with errors).

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: update-notifier-common 0.119ubuntu8.4
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-25.40-generic 3.2.18
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-25-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.0.1-0ubuntu9
Architecture: amd64
Date: Sat Jun 9 11:09:41 2012
ErrorMessage: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 143
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS "Lucid Lynx" - Release amd64 (20100429)
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: update-notifier
Title: package update-notifier-common 0.119ubuntu8.4 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 143
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to precise on 2012-03-23 (77 days ago)
modified.conffile..etc.apt.apt.conf.d.10periodic:
 APT::Periodic::Update-Package-Lists "1";
 APT::Periodic::Download-Upgradeable-Packages "0";
 APT::Periodic::AutocleanInterval "0";
 APT::Periodic::Unattended-Upgrade "0";
mtime.conffile..etc.apt.apt.conf.d.10periodic: 2010-08-03T00:59:15.371087

Wilson (wilson-ubuntu) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in update-notifier (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Ian Eales (ieales) wrote :

package-data-do hung overnight, not surprisingly, while downloading the adobe crash , er, flash plugin. I ps -A to get the id of packa-data-do and then sudo kill xxxxx
Update finished with error 143

Manish-Raj (twas6263) on 2013-03-02
tags: added: i386
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