Bug submission fails - ttf-msttrcorfonts-installer
On 10/15/2012 04:29 PM, Kevin O'Gorman wrote:
> I'm having weird problems with this.
> I try to use scripts to manage the packages for me, so that I can keep
> track of what I have and why.
> I just added the playonlinux package, dragging in a slew of other
> stuff, including the package
> or at least that's what Synaptic called it.
> The apt-get run was executing under script(1) in an xterm so that I
> could refer back to what happened. But what happened was quite
> unexpected: the terminal color changed and I was suddenly looking at a
> blueish window that appeared to be (part of) a character-based dialog
> box. All progress stopped, but I could not find a way to respond to
> the dialog. I had to reboot before I could get synaptic to even try
> the installation manually (it kept complaining about inability to get
> I got it installed, but wanted to submit a bug report. Things got
> even more weird. The browser that ubuntu-bug brought up is calling
> the package "msttcorefonts", which synaptic does not seem to know
> about. But the biggie is that I've been looking at a message: "Please
> wait while bug data is processed. This page will refresh every 10
> seconds until processing is complete." for a half-hour now, and this
> is not the first time I've tried. I'm making a wild guess that the
> bug stuff is also having problems with that package.
> SO: is there a good way to report a bug about bug-reporting that does
> not involve ubuntu-bug? Or maybe I could use ubuntu-bug if I could
> figure out what package it belongs to (synaptic does not know about
> "ubuntu-bug" either). There's probably an app for that, just not one
> whose name I remember.
Not sure whether you wish to submit a bug report for
ttf-mscorefonts-installer or apport.
$ ubuntu-bug ttf-mscorefonts-installer
does end up at
I think the confusion is that the ttf-mscorefonts-installer is built
If you 'sudo apt-get install msttcorefonts'
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Note, selecting 'ttf-mscorefonts-installer' instead of 'msttcorefonts'
I suspect because it's a download installer (cat
ttf-mscorefonts-installer) that it's similar to the Adobe Flash
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