error in upgrading

NoOp glgxg at
Sat Nov 8 21:30:38 UTC 2008

On 11/08/2008 01:52 AM, Joep L. Blom wrote:
> I have a small annoying problem while upgrading ubuntu hardy.
> As I don't want to upgrade to Intrepid, due to the many problems a.o. 
> with nvidia (I have an old Geforce video-card) I want to keep hardy updated.
> After what problems with installing nspluginwrapper (thanks Noop)flash 
> works without a problem in firefox.
> However, every time I use the upgrade-manager, it comes back with:
> "subprocess /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)"
> It than tries to correct this by again installing flash-plugin-nonfree, 
> it saya flas-plugin is installed (true), it then encounters an illegal 
> option (-n) and stops, telling me again there is the error -1.
> Sorry for the long explanation as it is only 'annoying' but I would like 
> to solve it.
> system: AMD-64, GEforce 4000 ubuntu hardy kernel 2-6-24-19.
> Can anybody give some help how to correct this?
> joep

Found a bug:

I'll see if I can figure out a solution for you shortly.

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