Massive breakage on my system with April 1st updates

Christopher Halse Rogers chalserogers at
Wed Apr 2 00:13:02 UTC 2008

On 4/2/08, Conrad Knauer <atheoi at> wrote:
> Not an April Fool's joke...  or if it is, I'm not laughing ;)
>  Today I lost:
>  - sound (due to latest kernel, linux-image-2.6.24-13-generic;
>  selecting 2.6.24-12 in GRUB gets sound working)
>  - most of my GNOME theme settings (because several theme-related
>  packages upgraded?)
>  - compiz (possibly related to one or both of the above?)
>  It is a bit disconcerting to me that this is happening so close to release...

You manually installed the 2.6.24-13 kernel, right?  Browsing the
linux-meta source package on Launchpad shows that it still depends on
2.6.24-12.  You probably haven't installed the various other 2.6.24-13
packages (linux-ubuntu-modules - where your sound driver lives,
linux-restricted-modules - where your graphics driver probably lives),
or they haven't yet been built.  Once they're all built, linux-meta
will be updated to depend on the -13 kernel packages, and will
automatically pull in the new kernel + necessary associated packages.

I haven't seen any problems with GNOME theme settings.  This may be
related, or may be a real bug - it's difficult to tell.

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