[Bug 654119] Re: package failed to remove itself completely from synaptic package manager.
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Mon Oct 4 11:22:01 UTC 2010
*** This bug is a duplicate of bug 583434 ***
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This should be fixed for Maverick, see bug 583434.
** This bug has been marked a duplicate of bug 583434
package boinc-client (not installed) failed to uninstall: post-removal: deluser: "user currently logged in"
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** Description changed:
Binary package hint: boinc
Had installed boinc from website, but would not run properly. Deleted
install script and BOINC subdirectory and installed from package
manager. Then ran Boinc Manager from Gnome Menu, but got 'failed to
connect' errors. Completely uninstalled all BOINC componenents from
package manager, but was given error on boinc-client. Ran `ps aux |grep
boinc` to see if user boinc had programs running still. 2 remained. Was
about to reboot system when crash icon rose from taskbar. Plan to
reinstall again, in hopes that previous attempt at manual install would
be completely wiped out (I didn't modify anything outside of my home
directory, such as /var/lib), so I can start fresh.
+ Purging configuration files for boinc-client ...
+ Removing user `boinc' ...
+ Warning: group `boinc' has no more members.
+ userdel: user boinc is currently logged in
+ /usr/sbin/deluser: `/usr/sbin/userdel boinc' returned error code 8. Exiting.
+ dpkg: error processing boinc-client (--purge):
+ subprocess installed post-removal script returned error exit status 1
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
Package: boinc-client (not installed)
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-25.44-generic 22.214.171.124+drm33.7
Uname: Linux 2.6.32-25-generic i686
Date: Sun Oct 3 07:43:29 2010
ErrorMessage: subprocess installed post-removal script returned error exit status 1
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS "Lucid Lynx" - Release i386 (20100816.1)
Title: package boinc-client (not installed) failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed post-removal script returned error exit status 1
package failed to remove itself completely from synaptic package manager.
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