Two instances of "Additional Drivers" in Settings Manager after upgrade

Bug #1304131 reported by ToZ on 2014-04-08
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
xubuntu-default-settings (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Upgrading Xubuntu 12.04 to 14.04.

What happened: After the upgrade, there are 2 "Addition Drivers" icons/apps in Settings Manager.

What should happen: There should be only one.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
Package: xfce4-settings 4.11.2-1ubuntu2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.13.0-23.45-generic 3.13.8
Uname: Linux 3.13.0-23-generic i686
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu1
Architecture: i386
CurrentDesktop: XFCE
Date: Mon Apr 7 21:50:11 2014
InstallationDate: Installed on 2014-04-07 (0 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Xubuntu 12.04.4 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Release i386 (20140205)
SourcePackage: xfce4-settings
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to trusty on 2014-04-08 (0 days ago)

ToZ (toz) wrote :
Ubuntu QA Website (ubuntuqa) wrote :

This bug has been reported on the Ubuntu ISO testing tracker.

A list of all reports related to this bug can be found here:
http://iso.qa.ubuntu.com/qatracker/reports/bugs/1304131

tags: added: iso-testing
affects: xfce4-settings (Ubuntu) → xubuntu-default-settings (Ubuntu)

This issue will be fixed in xubuntu-default-settings 14.04.3.

From the changelog:

* Remove jockey.desktop as it is provided in software-properties now (LP: #1060543)

Changed in xubuntu-default-settings (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Released
Zero (zerofossilfuel) wrote :

I am running xubuntu-default-settings 14.04.5 and I assure you all, this bug is not "fixed". I still have two instances of "Additional Drivers" In Settings Manager and one instance that I do not want of "Nvidia X Server Settings" even after a full purge and reboot.

Zero (zerofossilfuel) wrote :

To follw up, I had to do a fresh install of 14.04 to clear out the multiple instances. I was having other wierd things going on anyway. What I can say is that the problem, at least in my case because I was running Nvidia 337.xx on 12.04 for crypto currency mining, may have stemmed from not properly removing the manually installed Nvidia driver prior to upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04.

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