So Ubiquity truly is broken in Karmic.... I'm wondering if the team and yourself (once the situation has been evaluated)
would perhaps test a newer Ubiquity, Clem may also be able to assist you on that matter. If not, then there is perhaps
the possibility of porting Clem's mint-debian-installer to work ? Maybe I'm being too far-fetched...
Good luck either way
It's been an issue. I saw it during my remastersys builds, but for the life of me can't remember what the exact source of the problem was (lots of purging and installing of miscellaneous packages). I was debating dropping Ubiquity altogether in favour of the Debian Installer, but I'm of the opinion that the source of the problem is more Grub2 related than Ubiquity (I'm completely aware that I may be wrong on this).
You've been of tremendous help to me, whether you realise it or not and whether I've shown adequate gratitude or not, in pointing me in directions I haven't previously explored, and in giving me some direction I hadn't previously found. I want you to know that I took your advice seriously, to the best of my ability. I'm still fairly new at this whole thing and good direction is hard to find. Thanks.
I'm hoping that the Mint team has some input on the installer bug as I'm just about dried up regarding looking into it. I tend to work fairly quickly, focusing my free time on projects rather than hanging with the women or hitting the pub with my friends, and I like to take bugs one step at a time. Honestly I'm lost with this one though and I have no ideas at this point. I purged Ubiquity, Casper, and Grub-pc (and all dependencies, which was a pain) only to reinstall them, hoping for the best. I'm about to spout off a couple of PM's to try and pry for information (and hopefully a solution). There is the outside chance that the install was simply being difficult with VirtualBox. I'd try the install elsewhere but the only computer I have to really screw with is my laptop and I can't live without it for more than a day or two.
In other news: I got invited to spend some quality time with some friends in a remote plantation home this weekend and I'll be all over that. If we have any sort of web access I'l be all over it, otherwise expect to hear from me Monday.