[Bug 584672] [NEW] kde-window-manager package fails to install (May 23 updates)

tghe-retford tgheretford at googlemail.com
Sun May 23 18:10:20 UTC 2010

Public bug reported:

Binary package hint: kdebase-workspace

Attempting to upgrade tonight (May 23) using aptitude safe-upgrade, kde-
window-manager package fails to install, showing the following output on
the terminal:

Preparing to replace kde-window-manager 4:4.4.2-0ubuntu14 (using .../kde-window-manager_4%3a4.4.3-1ubuntu1_amd64.deb) ...
Unpacking replacement kde-window-manager ...
dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/kde-window-manager_4%3a4.4.3-1ubuntu1_amd64.deb (--unpack):
 trying to overwrite '/usr/share/doc/kde/HTML/en/kcontrol/desktop/index.cache.bz2', which is also in package kdebase-workspace-data 4:4.4.2-0ubuntu14
dpkg-deb: subprocess paste killed by signal (Broken pipe)
Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
A package failed to install.  Trying to recover:

This has the unintended consequence of blocking other KDE/Wine packages
from being updated. Using Kubuntu Maverick.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.10
Package: kde-window-manager 4:4.4.2-0ubuntu14
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.34-3.10-generic 2.6.34
Uname: Linux 2.6.34-3-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Architecture: amd64
Date: Sun May 23 19:06:08 2010
SourcePackage: kdebase-workspace

** Affects: kdebase-workspace (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

** Tags: amd64 apport-bug maverick

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