ttf-mscorefonts installer error

Bug #1080290 reported by Arup on 2012-11-18
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This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
update-notifier (Ubuntu)
Medium
Unassigned

Bug Description

Trying to install ms fonts gives me the following error on my 12.10 Quantal x64

sudo apt-get install ttf-mscorefonts-installer
[sudo] password for arup:
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following extra packages will be installed:
  cabextract
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  cabextract ttf-mscorefonts-installer
0 upgraded, 2 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 0 B/70.1 kB of archives.
After this operation, 281 kB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y
Preconfiguring packages ...
Selecting previously unselected package cabextract.
(Reading database ... 142546 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking cabextract (from .../cabextract_1.4-3_amd64.deb) ...
Selecting previously unselected package ttf-mscorefonts-installer.
Unpacking ttf-mscorefonts-installer (from .../ttf-mscorefonts-installer_3.4ubuntu3_all.deb) ...
Processing triggers for man-db ...
Processing triggers for fontconfig ...
Processing triggers for update-notifier-common ...
ttf-mscorefonts-installer: downloading http://downloads.sourceforge.net/corefonts/andale32.exe
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/lib/update-notifier/package-data-downloader", line 234, in process_download_requests
    dest_file = urllib.urlretrieve(files[i])[0]
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/urllib.py", line 93, in urlretrieve
    return _urlopener.retrieve(url, filename, reporthook, data)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/urllib.py", line 239, in retrieve
    fp = self.open(url, data)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/urllib.py", line 207, in open
    return getattr(self, name)(url)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/urllib.py", line 358, in open_http
    return self.http_error(url, fp, errcode, errmsg, headers)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/urllib.py", line 371, in http_error
    result = method(url, fp, errcode, errmsg, headers)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/urllib.py", line 664, in http_error_301
    return self.http_error_302(url, fp, errcode, errmsg, headers, data)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/urllib.py", line 634, in http_error_302
    data)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/urllib.py", line 660, in redirect_internal
    return self.open(newurl)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/urllib.py", line 207, in open
    return getattr(self, name)(url)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/urllib.py", line 358, in open_http
    return self.http_error(url, fp, errcode, errmsg, headers)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/urllib.py", line 371, in http_error
    result = method(url, fp, errcode, errmsg, headers)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/urllib.py", line 634, in http_error_302
    data)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/urllib.py", line 660, in redirect_internal
    return self.open(newurl)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/urllib.py", line 207, in open
    return getattr(self, name)(url)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/urllib.py", line 344, in open_http
    h.endheaders(data)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/httplib.py", line 958, in endheaders
    self._send_output(message_body)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/httplib.py", line 818, in _send_output
    self.send(msg)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/httplib.py", line 780, in send
    self.connect()
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/httplib.py", line 761, in connect
    self.timeout, self.source_address)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/socket.py", line 553, in create_connection
    for res in getaddrinfo(host, port, 0, SOCK_STREAM):
IOError: [Errno socket error] [Errno -2] Name or service not known
Setting up cabextract (1.4-3) ...
Setting up ttf-mscorefonts-installer (3.4ubuntu3) ...

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.10
Package: update-notifier 0.126
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.5.0-18.29-generic 3.5.7
Uname: Linux 3.5.0-18-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.6.1-0ubuntu6
Architecture: amd64
Date: Sun Nov 18 15:14:45 2012
InstallationDate: Installed on 2012-11-17 (0 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal" - Release amd64 (20121017.5)
MarkForUpload: True
SourcePackage: update-notifier
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Arup (arup-chowdhury) wrote :
Changed in update-notifier (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

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