package update-notifier-common 0.126 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1

Bug #1082971 reported by Cody Wilson on 2012-11-25
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update-notifier (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

error when trying to install adobe flash player

ProblemType: Package
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.10
Package: update-notifier-common 0.126
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.5.0-17.28-generic 3.5.5
Uname: Linux 3.5.0-17-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.6.1-0ubuntu3
Architecture: amd64
Date: Sun Nov 25 15:36:40 2012
ErrorMessage: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: update-notifier
Title: package update-notifier-common 0.126 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Cody Wilson (codyw4321) wrote :
Brian Murray (brian-murray) wrote :

From DpkgTerminalLog.txt:

Processing triggers for update-notifier-common ...^M
Traceback (most recent call last):^M
  File "/usr/lib/update-notifier/package-data-downloader", line 22, in <module>^M
    import subprocess^M
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/subprocess.py", line 429, in <module>^M
    import select^M
ImportError: No module named select^M
dpkg: error processing update-notifier-common (--unpack):^M
 subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1^M

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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