[lubuntu-devel] [Lubuntu-admins] Lubuntu Yakkety Yak Beta 1 has been released!

Nio Wiklund nio.wiklund at gmail.com
Sun Aug 28 14:47:35 UTC 2016

Hi Ian,

[replying inline]

Best regards

Den 2016-08-28 kl. 16:36, skrev Ian Bruntlett:
> Hi Nio,
> On 28 August 2016 at 14:56, Nio Wiklund <nio.wiklund at gmail.com
> <mailto:nio.wiklund at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     Yes please, Ian :-)
> OK.
>     It would be even better if you can also identify existing bug
>     reports or create new bug reports, if necessary.
> According to my notes, the appropriate place for that would normally be
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/lubuntu - is that a suitable place for bug
> reports for the 16.10 beta-1?
> Preliminary information.
> Using lubuntu 32 bit 16.10 beta-1 on my Samsung NC10 Netbook (32-bit
> Intel Atom CPU, 2 GiB RAM, 320GB hard drive), further hardware details
> can be found here:-
> https://gist.github.com/21b61903871ee685fc79
> Here is the log of my activities. There might be the occasional typo
> because my handwriting is not the best.
> Logged in. Started Synaptic Package Manager (SPM). Got an Error window
> with these messages:-
> E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock open c-11 Resource temporarily
> unavailable
> E: Unable to lock the administrator directory (/var/lib/dpkg) is another
> process using it?
> E: _cache -> open() failed, please report

You get this when another process is doing similar things. Maybe the 
automatic updating program was working in the background. When it 
finished the lock (file) was removed, and Synaptic could work.

> Started SPM again & it opened OK.
> Started installing LibreOffice.
> ! During that, another (error) window appeared, stating "The application
> Network Connections has closed unexpectedly." Apport started sending
> details away - another (error) window appeared, stating "Problem in
> Network-Manager-Gnome", complaining that old packages were installed."

I don't know about this one. Temporary network error inside or outside 
your house?

> LibreOffice installed OK
> Ran Software Updater - it said 167MB would be downloaded and installed -
> enlarged its window and, during the update, the extra window space was
> not used. Update completed OK
> Rebooted
> Logged in, started SPM. Installed hplip-gui. Rebooted, logged in. hp-gui
> (icon?) visible in launch bar. Clicking on it highlighted the icon and
> did nothing else - was expecting a window to appear. Went to Swift ->
> Preferences -> HP-Lip Toolbox. Installed LaserJet (USB) using that.
> Printed a test page OK. Started LibreOffice Writer. Was just about to
> print a "Hello, World" document when an error window popped up, stating
> "Sorry, Ubuntu 16.10 has experienced an internal error - executable path
> /usr/share/hplip/systray.py" I then shut the system down

Maybe the hplip libraries are not yet updated for Yakkety.

Someone using HP printers and hplip, please help :-)

> Right now, I'm not sure which things are hard-to-reproduce bugs and I'm
> not sure which things are relevant.
> I think the way to go would be to decide which bugs I should try and
> reproduce again. After that, decide which bugs to log on LaunchPad and
> continue from there.
> BW,
> Ian
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