[Bug 1055326] Re: During installation, flashplugin fails to install with: IOError: [Errno socket error] [Errno -2] Name or service not known

Brian Murray brian at ubuntu.com
Wed Sep 26 20:41:41 UTC 2012

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  During installation, flashplugin fails to install with: IOError:
  [Errno socket error] [Errno -2] Name or service not known

Status in “ubiquity” package in Ubuntu:
Status in “ubiquity” source package in Quantal:

Bug description:
  Quantal Desktop 20120920

  I'm filing this bug against Ubiquity not update-notifier because it
  occurs only during installation, the hook works correctly after

  If the user selects to installation 3rd party software during installation with network fully operational, flashplugin fails to download with the following error:
   Processing triggers for update-notifier-common ...
   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 344, in open_http
     File "/usr/lib/python2.7/httplib.py", line 958, in endheaders
     File "/usr/lib/python2.7/httplib.py", line 818, in _send_output
     File "/usr/lib/python2.7/httplib.py", line 780, in send
     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
   flashplugin-installer: downloading http://archive.canonical.com/pool/partner/a/adobe-flashplugin/adobe-flashplugin_11.2.202.238.orig.tar.gz

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.10
  Package: ubiquity (not installed)
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.5.0-15.22-generic 3.5.4
  Uname: Linux 3.5.0-15-generic x86_64
  ApportVersion: 2.5.2-0ubuntu4
  Architecture: amd64
  Date: Mon Sep 24 09:00:33 2012
  InstallCmdLine: file=/cdrom/preseed/ubuntu.seed boot=casper initrd=/casper/initrd.lz quiet splash -- maybe-ubiquity
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal" - Beta amd64 (20120923)
   PATH=(custom, no user)
  SourcePackage: ubiquity
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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