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[Bug 1542912] [NEW] ubuntu-mate-core and lightdm do not upgrade cleanly


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When upgrading from ubuntu-mate alpha2 to the current version in the
repositories, the upgrade throws an error after executing "sudo apt-get
install -f":

insserv: Service dbus has to be enabled to start service lightdm
insserv: exiting now!
update-rc.d: error: insserv rejected the script header
dpkg: error processing package lightdm (--configure):
 subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of ubuntu-mate-core:
 ubuntu-mate-core depends on lightdm; however:
  Package lightdm is not configured yet.

dpkg: error processing package ubuntu-mate-core (--configure):
 dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
No apport report written because the error message indicates its a followup error from a previous failure.
                          Errors were encountered while processing:
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

additional info:
lsb_release -rd
Description:	Ubuntu Xenial Xerus (development branch)
Release:	16.04

.  What you expected to happen: clean upgrade
. What happened instead: errors, as show above.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: ubuntu-release-upgrader-core 1:16.04.4
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-2.16-generic 4.4.0
Uname: Linux 4.4.0-2-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.19.4-0ubuntu2
Architecture: amd64
CrashDB: ubuntu
CurrentDesktop: MATE
Date: Sun Feb  7 14:02:50 2016
InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-02-06 (0 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu-MATE 16.04 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Alpha amd64 (20160127.1)
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: ubuntu-release-upgrader
Symptom: dist-upgrade
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

** Affects: lightdm (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

** Tags: amd64 apport-bug dist-upgrade xenial
ubuntu-mate-core and lightdm do not upgrade cleanly
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