[Bug 208918] [NEW] package flashplugin-nonfree 9.0.115.0ubuntu4 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 2

Evan Klitzke evan at yelp.com
Sat Mar 29 19:24:47 UTC 2008


Public bug reported:

Binary package hint: flashplugin-nonfree

I can't remove/install flashplugin-nonfree. First it complains about a
missing directory, then after that I get a mysterious error:

evan at thinkpad ~ $ sudo apt-get upgrade
[sudo] password for evan:
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
1 not fully installed or removed.
After this operation, 0B of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y
Setting up flashplugin-nonfree (9.0.115.0ubuntu4) ...
cd: 135: can't cd to /var/cache/flashplugin-nonfree
dpkg: error processing flashplugin-nonfree (--configure):
 subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 2
Errors were encountered while processing:
 flashplugin-nonfree
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
evan at thinkpad ~ $ sudo mkdir -p /var/cache/flashplugin-nonfree
evan at thinkpad ~ $ sudo apt-get upgrade
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
1 not fully installed or removed.
After this operation, 0B of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y
Setting up flashplugin-nonfree (9.0.115.0ubuntu4) ...
Downloading...
--12:23:43--  http://fpdownload.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/install_flash_player_9_linux.tar.gz
           => `./install_flash_player_9_linux.tar.gz'
Resolving fpdownload.macromedia.com... 72.246.170.70
Connecting to fpdownload.macromedia.com|72.246.170.70|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 3,036,127 (2.9M) [application/x-gzip]

    0K .......... .......... .......... .......... ..........  1%  318.24 KB/s
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12:23:53 (309.02 KB/s) - `./install_flash_player_9_linux.tar.gz' saved
[3036127/3036127]

Download done.
Flash Plugin installed.
update-alternatives: error or eof reading /var/lib/dpkg/alternatives/iceape-flashplugin for update_mode ()
dpkg: error processing flashplugin-nonfree (--configure):
 subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 2
Errors were encountered while processing:
 flashplugin-nonfree
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

ProblemType: Package
Architecture: i386
Date: Sun Mar 23 21:30:37 2008
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 8.04
ErrorMessage: subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 2
Package: flashplugin-nonfree 9.0.115.0ubuntu4
PackageArchitecture: i386
SourcePackage: flashplugin-nonfree
Title: package flashplugin-nonfree 9.0.115.0ubuntu4 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 2
Uname: Linux 2.6.24-12-generic i686

** Affects: flashplugin-nonfree (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New


** Tags: apport-package

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package flashplugin-nonfree 9.0.115.0ubuntu4 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 2
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