This package in Ubuntu is not properly maintained for many years. Probably it should be deleted at all.
** Description changed: Since the removal of the 'opt-in' or was it an 'opt-out' dialog in older versions of the Ubuntu(d-i) installer, I have _manually_ enabled the popcon utility via: $ sudo dpkg-reconfigure popularity-contest - I notice that the website: popcon.ubuntu.com seems to be mostly + I notice that the website: https://popcon.ubuntu.com/ seems to be mostly unmaintained or perhaps abandoned(!?). Is this utility really helpful to the Ubuntu Dev's? Should I continue to _manually_ enable it after each install, as I have for over 5+ years? If not, can it be removed from the 'ubuntu-standard' package depends? Please let me know if this is still a useful item to keep on my post- install checklist. Thank you! ProblemType: Bug DistroRelease: Ubuntu 17.04 Package: popularity-contest 1.64ubuntu2 ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.10.0-32.36-generic 4.10.17 Uname: Linux 4.10.0-32-generic x86_64 ApportVersion: 2.20.4-0ubuntu4.5 Architecture: amd64 CurrentDesktop: GNOME Date: Thu Aug 17 12:06:39 2017 EcryptfsInUse: Yes InstallationDate: Installed on 2017-08-08 (8 days ago) InstallationMedia: Ubuntu-GNOME 17.04 "Zesty Zapus" - Release amd64 (20170412) PackageArchitecture: all ProcEnviron: - TERM=xterm-256color - PATH=(custom, no user) - XDG_RUNTIME_DIR=<set> - LANG=en_US.UTF-8 - SHELL=/bin/bash + TERM=xterm-256color + PATH=(custom, no user) + XDG_RUNTIME_DIR=<set> + LANG=en_US.UTF-8 + SHELL=/bin/bash SourcePackage: popularity-contest UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install) ** Changed in: popularity-contest (Ubuntu) Status: Confirmed => New ** Summary changed: - Is popcon.ubuntu.com still needed? + Should be popularity-contest package a part of Ubuntu installer media? -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1711420 Title: Should be popularity-contest package a part of Ubuntu installer media? To manage notifications about this bug go to: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/popularity-contest/+bug/1711420/+subscriptions -- ubuntu-bugs mailing list email@example.com https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-bugs