Yesterday my Kubuntu 8.04 with KDE4 remix install alerted me that there are some updates coming. As usual, I clicked myself through the update procedure. But this time it just seem to hang after download. A click on the Show Details button revealed part of the reason (there might be a bug in the display, and I was not able to interact with the Package Configuration displayed):
Once again, the command line saved me:
Now the configuration dialog was functional:
Out of curiosity, I investigated the difference:
This time it was not me who was inept. I wanted to file a bug report, but others have bumped into this before and it has been fixed recently. Now I am waiting for the update to trickle down the kubuntu distribution channel.
Filed under: Kubuntu