[Debconf-devel] Bug#555052: debconf can not initialize frontends Gnome and kde, only Dialog works

Wolfgang Schnitker wolfgang.schnitker at gmx.de
Sun Nov 8 10:26:20 UTC 2009

Package: debconf
Version: 1.5.28
Severity: normal

debconf can not initialize frontends under X, like Gnome or kde. It shows
following error:

debconf: kann Frontend nicht initialisieren: Kde
debconf: (Can't locate Debconf/FrontEnd/Kde.pm in @INC (@INC contains:
/etc/perl /usr/local/lib/perl/5.10.1 /usr/local/share/perl/5.10.1
/ /usr/lib/perl5 /usr/share/perl5 /usr/lib/perl/5.10 /usr/share/perl/5.10
/ / /usr/local/lib/site_perl .) at (eval 24) line 2.)
debconf: greife zurück auf das Frontend: Gnome

-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (990, 'testing')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.30-2-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=de_DE.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=de_DE.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages debconf depends on:
ii  debconf-i18n                  1.5.28     full internationalization support 
ii  perl-base                     5.10.1-5   minimal Perl system

Versions of packages debconf recommends:
ii  apt-utils              APT utility programs

Versions of packages debconf suggests:
pn  debconf-doc               <none>         (no description available)
ii  debconf-utils             1.5.28         debconf utilities
ii  dialog                    1.1-20080819-1 Displays user-friendly dialog boxe
ii  libgnome2-perl            1.042-2        Perl interface to the GNOME librar
pn  libnet-ldap-perl          <none>         (no description available)
pn  libterm-readline-gnu-perl <none>         (no description available)
ii  perl                      5.10.1-5       Larry Wall's Practical Extraction 
ii  whiptail                  0.52.10-4.1    Displays user-friendly dialog boxe

-- debconf information:
* debconf/frontend: Kde
* debconf/priority: medium

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