20090716

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200 New Bugs

To mark it off the list you should:

  • Verify the bug is still not fixed
  • Request any needed info, Subscribe, Status to incomplete or

  • Set status to Confirmed

Bug

Subject

Triager

398184

Synaptic sometimes lists 'unchanged' in to-do list - confusing

398073

Cant get updates

Kamus

396712

gdesklets cannot start because of child dependency missing? kindly advise

Kamus

396225

quick search selection-behaviour is annoying

394512

Synaptic won't start from System > Administration

yofel

394156

No way to easily add PGP key

Kamus

394116

CUPS update fails with poppler-utils dependance, but the correct poppler is installed.

394050

hangs

kralph

393654

E: Could not get lock /var/cache/apt/archives/lock - open (11 Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock the download directory

Kamus

393329

synaptiv doesn't start menu repositories

kralph

393297

kcron does not install

kralph

392994

update/package manager don't open

mistrynitesh

392835

Missing package "Childsplay-lfc-names-fr" for complete "childsplay" install on Ubuntu 9.04

micahg

391326

Synaptic: should be able to filter packages for different sources

scifly

390840

error in yiff server, everytime i use synaptic

Kamus

389829

Displaying "rebuilding search index" in Synaptic is confusing

389569

package manager,update manger not working

mistrynitesh

388329

apturl does not release lock when final dialog is shown

387654

Applying any changes in synaptic preferences causes synaptic to crash

387134

Unable To Install Wine in Synaptic Package Manager

scifly

387109

synaptic package manager, description window should start at top of new package description

386176

could not calculate the upgrade

pvillavi

385909

Icon should be SVG

yofel

385739

Gtk-CRITICAL warning when deleting quick search text

pvillavi

385705

W: Falha ao obter http://br.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/g/gnome-applets/gnome-applets-data_2.26.1-0ubuntu1_all.deb Hash Sum incorreto

pvillavi

384535

synaptic doesn't delete configuration files

yofel

384454

[karmic] Synaptic returns incorrect search results

384314

synaptic lists packages as auto removable when they shouldn't be

383773

synaptic quick search doesn't work

scifly

382486

Synaptic and proxy set in apt.conf on Jaunty installation

382325

Packet manager crashes

pvillavi

380779

kdepim

kralph

379568

Synaptic won't start, report "Xapian::DatabaseCorruptError"

scifly

379162

Synaptic As Root - Cannot Open Display - Runs As Regular User but not root.

379045

read error in packet list

378832

divider bar doesn't stick on place

378751

Synaptic freezes when updating preferences

pvillavi

378453

X11 request 132.19 failed with error 11

Kamus

377946

les paquets telecharges non laisses en cache se reinstallent avec les memes erreurs

376913

package libqtgui4 4.5.0-0ubuntu4 failed to install/upgrade: short read in buffer_copy (backend dpkg-deb during `./usr/lib/libQtGui.so.4.5.0')

376878

no GTK aurora engine in synaptic

376871

repositary indexes undownloadable--jaunty

376595

Studio 9.04 (new install)crashing 0n security downloads

375042

package virtualbox-ose None failed to install/upgrade: subprocess post-removal script returned error exit status 1

yofel

374376

Synaptic - Help / Icon Legend window is resizable but has no real resizing behaviour

374223

google earth worked first time-now siezes computer

374147

Abnormallly slow to install some packages

374136

system crash ,can't install anything now

373745

Synaptic message: 404 Not Found

kralph

373059

Installed third party .DEBs not appearing as installed

scifly

372385

gnome desktop depends on cheese

pvillavi

371996

package synaptic 0.62.5ubuntu3 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 139

yofel

371373

ubuntu-bug jockey-common

yofel

371188

Synaptic crashed when reloading re-enabled repository

pvillavi

371026

Upgrade to Ubuntu 9.04 would not complete

370972

Cannot filter for automatically installed packages

yofel

370960

Should detect multiply-satisfied dependencies

370444

Clam Antivirus download not found in http://ar.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/c/clamav/

yofel

369802

Karmic apt-xapian-index dependency issue also breaks Synaptic

368765

feature request: concurrent operation, etc.

366425

Synaptic in Jaunty only lists installed packages

366312

synaptic package manager hangs when searching for best download server

pvillavi

365392

Cannot install or remove flashplugin

pvillavi

364726

new repositories won't update synaptic/update manager

363939

Dialog is not resizeable and is modal. Both restrictions are useless and annoying.

363748

Dependency of eagle Package failed

pvillavi

362744

real player couldnt be installed

pvillavi

362448

the" quick search" of packages medibuntu doesn't work

scifly

361673

Apt-listchange window should be modal

360569

Synaptic Package Manager reports errors with Mythtv when installing other packages.

pvillavi

359450

launching synaptic locks up ubuntu

pvillavi

358847

synaptic crashed with SIGSEGV in pkgCache::FindPkg()

358829

Update Manager fails without explanation when out of disk space

356774

After selecting a package (or packages), unusually long wait time before confirmation box appears

pvillavi

355227

synaptic crashed with SIGSEGV in g_cclosure_marshal_VOIDVOID()

354653

synaptic crashed with SIGSEGV in std::basic_string<char, std::char_traits<char>, std::allocator<char> >::~basic_string()

354438

synaptic crashed with SIGSEGV in pkgDepCache::UpdateVerState()

354432

synaptic crashed with SIGSEGV in malloc()

pvillavi

353471

Unable to install or upgrade packages using synaptic or update-manager

352135

synaptic package manager gives an error on open office core updater

351767

Synaptic doesn't show all available packages.

scifly

342920

aktualisierungsverwaltung crashed

pvillavi

342039

synaptic crashes x on search

341451

Synaptic terminal window does not use system monospace font

341332

synaptic crashed with SIGSEGV in std::_Rb_tree_insert_and_rebalance()

340202

[jaunty] unable to change translation of the desktop file entry

339766

report-a-problem is broken

pvillavi

338997

when dpkg interrupted, user face a dialog asking to run 'dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem.

scifly

338606

I cannot use cups.

micahg

338462

Xapian related Permission Error when Synaptic is run without root

338290

The "automatically close after the changes have been successfully applied" setting in Synaptic dialog box is not recorded for further use

337327

Synaptic doesn't start when invoked via ssh -X and only kubuntu desktop is installed

336806

cannot go root on terminal. Many extra users AVAHI

335723

Installed Size column checked by default, but not visible

335329

genius keyboard drivers

333133

incorrect files trying to update printer drivers

333125

package dolphin install failed due to full disk

330189

error al actualizar libmjpegtools0

329746

upgrade killed nvidia driver. display broken

329411

[Wishlist] Add a way for easy copying of package versions

328056

Synaptic reported aptoncd could not be read and size was unknown (tags wrong)

327737

[feature request] synaptic should support screenshots caching and save as ...

yofel

327397

libitpp-doc package dependencies

327363

Re-sorting a list breaks current selections

326542

nvidia-cg-toolkit fail to download but mark as installed

326526

get errors ...E: cnews... when upgrading software

326155

quick search focus not automatic on starting Synaptic

scifly

325993

no puedo descargar ubuntu 7.04 a 7.10

Kamus

325765

ro.archive.ubuntu.com not in synaptic apt mirrors list

yofel

324850

k3b kubuntu jaunty alpha 3 will not burn iso's

micahg

324483

Synaptic Package Manager failed when downloading and installing 88 updates

323821

doesn't seem to list all packages or save downloaded package lists.

321380

Maintainer info should linkify email address

320766

Cannot install 'miro' This application conflicts with other installed software. To install 'miro' the conflicting software must be removed first. Switch to the 'synaptic' package manager to resolve this conflict.

320248

Software list from Add/Remove disappear.

320085

Synaptic Package Manager shows URI instead of URl

318566

The "quick search" text box looks weird when the toolbar is set to something diferent then "Text Bellow Icons"

318384

its trying to fetch older version of package

318288

Automatically fetch screenshot

kelvingardiner

318287

Show screenshot to the right of package description

scifly

317396

libghc6-cairo-dev will not install or uninstall crashes from synaptic

316553

synaptic changes applied failure dialog text shows "the the" failure

315827

synaptic Gtk-CRITICAL gtktreeview.c: line 4881 (gtk_tree_view_bin_expose): assertion `has_next' failed

313614

Synaptic lock version not working

pvillavi

313546

Windows aren't controllable

pvillavi

313278

failed in buffer_write(fd) (10, ret=-1)

312576

Fehlende Einstellmöglichkeit der Anzeige der Paketlisten

pvillavi

311619

Synaptic can't install packages from Ubuntu 8.10 CD

pvillavi

311238

no se han podido instalar autoalizaciones y al actualizar parcialmente no se ha podido calcular la actualizacion

311195

E: winkeydaemon: Unterprozess post-installation script gab den Fehlerwert 5 zurück

311108

Missing documentation for all items in the "file" menu

309906

synaptic crashes when attempting to unlock package us regular user

308970

Installation of packages from the Ubuntu CD fails

308363

synaptic starts unwanted without root privileges when trying to open home directories

307932

Synaptic deselects all selected packages after dependency problems with a minority.

306278

Synaptic shows a package as installed even if the download failed

304707

synaptic looking for proxy despite being set to direct internet connection

302601

Touchpad on Dell XPS M1530 dont work

micahg

302587

dpk hangs on "Updating fontconfig cache..."

300788

Size incorrent (differs)

300181

Problems after installing "Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid"

299186

cannot conect to server

pvillavi

298729

synaptic update fails

pvillavi

298434

[Wishlist] Synaptic Graphical Enachement

298114

[Intrepid] Synaptic/ Software Sources package update fails

pvillavi

297523

synaptic column resize

297450

Package pre install details

295568

Synaptic menu file uses "gksu" => prevents from using synaptic

yofel

294926

E: hplip: sub-proces post-installation script has returned error code 2

pvillavi

293432

locking userinterface is broken

pvillavi

292621

synaptics fail to update if home directory is located on nfs

pvillavi

292259

add reload button after repositories change

291655

sources.list missing hardy-updates for universe

291527

Cannot find e.g. 'openocd' with Quick search not search

291368

Quick Search is confusing UI

scifly

290795

kmid zero bytes in Synaptic Ubuntu 8.10-RC

290524

Move searchbar in Synaptic

287127

synaptic crashed with SIGSEGV in IAg_type_check_instance_cast()

286948

boot sequence will not complete

Kamus

285737

synaptic package manager crashes in ubuntu 8.10 beta

pvillavi

284356

synaptic crashed with SIGSEGV in pkgProblemResolver::MakeScores()

pvillavi

284350

Synaptic quick search works only in category view mode

pvillavi

284152

mserv send in crash XDisplay, JlGui does not work fin on 2.6.24-21-386, the package ffmpeg2theora is again to the version 0.19 when is available the 0.22

pvillavi

283899

Cannot install g++ 4.3 from Synaptic Package Manager

pvillavi

283409

synaptic crashed with SIGSEGV in pkgPolicy::GetCandidateVer()

pvillavi

282744

synaptic package manager is unable to reload and get informations about new updates

pvillavi

282206

do not let me input password after running

pvillavi

282077

setting "remove" or "complete remove" breaks packet list when using "quick search" filter

pvillavi

281785

System -> Administration -> Synaptic Package Manager command is wrong too

yofel

279813

synaptic crashed with SIGSEGV in g_type_check_instance_cast()

pvillavi

279555

Synaptic "Quick search" hangs on space character

pvillavi

278353

synaptic crashed with SIGSEGV in _IO_wdefault_uflow()

pvillavi

277775

PPA custom filter

275872

synaptic crashed with SIGSEGV in pkgDepCache::CheckDep()

pvillavi

274944

Error after latest updates in Heron.

pvillavi

274622

Netbeans installation failure

pvillavi

274620

synaptic still eats cpu when I use quick search

pvillavi

274386

After clicking mark all upgrades go to marked changes view

kelvingardiner

274251

synaptic crashed with SIGSEGV in g_closure_invoke()

273317

Quicksearch doesn't find partial package name

Kamus

273122

synaptic crashed with SIGSEGV in pkgCache::FindPkg()

pvillavi

272625

synaptic crashed with SIGSEGV in g_cclosure_marshal_VOIDPARAM()

pvillavi

271642

synaptic crashed with SIGSEGV in glade_xml_get_widget()

pvillavi

269398

synaptic crashed with SIGSEGV

pvillavi

269225

Mysterious "internal options"

268361

synaptic crashed with SIGILL while removing files (Intrepid Ibex A5)

pvillavi

263895

adminpanel,synaptic,cups,flash

kralph

262685

Locking Package in Synaptic Resets Search

262375

synaptic crashed with SIGSEGV in g_cclosure_marshal_VOIDVOID()

261176

clearing apt-xapian-index field search

261175

synaptic mentions "stable" branche

kralph

260788

Non-root Synaptic shows wrong package descriptions

yofel

259344

internal error in Synaptic(the err msg: ...filter name is longer than 55 chars!...)

yofel

257484

synaptic does not show configuration files

Kamus

256867

synaptic package doesn't download s/w

Kamus

255371

Synaptic add key window won't display

pvillavi

255346

kernel removal

kralph

253863

Error: Opening the cache

pvillavi

251440

Synaptic update force me to update packages which are not installed

pvillavi

251378

Synaptic's Generate download script does not update package lists

pvillavi

44 Incomplete Bugs

To mark it off the list you should:

  • Change the bug's status to "Confirmed" or "Triaged" if the reporter replied with enough information or

  • Ask a secondary follow up question and subscribe to the bug report

Bug

Subject

Triager

396355

synaptic brakes system when applies changes

395201

Synaptic won't load

yofel

381545

Cannot install: other package manager is open

yofel

376106

Will only print page 1 of HTML document.

pvillavi

367696

Community Maintained filter empty

360458

(Intrepid 8.10) Cannot install packages either with Synaptics or update manager

pvillavi

359663

synaptic pkg manager compiz manager missing

pvillavi

356318

search in Synaptic not working properly

scifly

349144

Error opening the cache

342754

ds9 from package manager in ubuntu does not work

Kamus

340028

Cannot install 'ubuntu-restricted-extras'

pvillavi

335977

upgraded from Jaunty alpha 4 to 5; synaptic now broken.

331379

cannot get localhost to download updates

pvillavi

327600

Cannot upgrade Ubuntu from 8.04 to 8.10 using Synaptic

pvillavi

323484

add/ remove will not add

pvillavi

319827

packages hidden in synaptic unless organized by origin

pvillavi

318469

Update manager cant handle proxy authentication with dots in login name [8.10]

316640

I have a dvd writer but not read anything, I need codecs?

pvillavi

313885

refused conection poort 111

311868

I installed an application and now I can't find it to uninstall it

pvillavi

290256

[intrepid] Canonical Partner repository refuses to show up

289260

when I want to quit, de computer restarts again

286131

synaptic crashed with SIGSEGV in pkgDepCache::Init()

yofel

282892

Trackpad horizontal/vertical scrollbars don't work

pvillavi

282288

Synaptic can't install any program

yofel

279441

installing flashplugin-nonfree in firefox causes synaptic to open multiple "applying changes" windows

pvillavi

279164

Synaptic package manager won't remove broken package

pvillavi

247520

Synaptic Package Manager bombs on "Add downloaded packages"

218213

working with synaptic results cpu 100%

210191

synaptic not starting

yofel

208931

Synaptic package manager history does't work and you are using the wrong account for me

yofel

207554

Reload progress window eats cpu

201618

synaptic crashed with SIGSEGV in gdk_draw_rectangle()

200714

unsuccessful attempt to get Clam Anti Virus working not all necessary files are available

pvillavi

162690

The package manager fail

pvillavi

153807

update-mangaer

pvillavi

119707

Apt crashes with SIGSEGV in pkgCache::FindPkg() on corrupted pkgcache.bin

115536

apt-cdrom add fails to mount the medium

76512

Edgy Synaptic filter section list is empty

47207

Installing Muine results in empty child of "NOT AUTHENTICATED" list branch

46926

package manager error :"falied in buffer_read(fd)"

yofel

43315

[unreproducable] Synaptic doesn't stop update when cancel is pressed

34733

Synaptic should follow HIG when not all files could be downloaded

33696

Packages not authenticated

100 Confirmed Bugs

To mark it off the list you should:

  • Verify the bug is still not fixed
  • Request any needed info, Subscribe, Status to incomplete or
  • Set status to triaged UbuntuBugControl

Bug

Subject

Triager

377932

quick search does not work for added repositories

357508

Undocumented "system upgrade" options in synaptic preferences

346715

apt, synaptic, aptitude should make prominent the last changelog entry date

342943

Synaptic welcome screen message always shows, does not supress when switched off

336872

Quick search textbox should be moved to the right

335587

Synaptic package manager is quite overwhelming to a new user

314181

synaptic enhancement : find window

298457

'Generate package download script' does not work

298389

Synaptic hangs when trying to save prefrences

297095

Misleading meaning of "completely removed"

294178

Unable to use Del key for editing text in Synaptic

292267

user sort criteria lost when marking package

288907

mongolian mirror doesn't work

283500

Synaptic, update-manager, apt-get and wget should share proxy settings

280395

Synaptics "quick search" and "search button" conflict

270994

Context menu shortcut doesn't work in Synaptic (doesn't follow Gnome HIG)

263995

[8.04]Synaptic eats CPU

262915

apply & quit button in quit dialog

261092

synaptic doesnt go well on small screen like eeepc

251705

dpkg uses wrong encoding for Hebrew

250359

Cannot copy text in Synaptic’s embedded terminal window with Ctrl+Shift+C

247496

[intrepid] problem with quick search

243906

unable to update "Translation-en_US" packages

237254

Synaptic should display "popularity contest" information

236426

synaptic doesn't start from launch-icon

234265

E:Index file type '.0-3' is not supported

233945

impossible read streaming audio and video with hardy heron

229416

Synaptic package manager stops working at 100% presumeably something to do with ldconfig

227482

PolicyKit integration

223064

The oficial Argentinian mirror is not listed in the server selection list

219434

synaptic freezes when installing packages

218086

cannot proceed through dist-upgrade if using unsigned PPA packages

211288

Black rectangular screen in synaptic package manager after giving a package search

208612

update manager & synaptic don't wok

194666

Synaptic should accept a string of packages to install

192763

Synaptic can't sort package names backwards

192230

synaptic should provide users guidance when it fails to write to /boot

192140

update manager hangs at "applying changes" window

186449

"Mark all Upgrades" should be grayed out if there are no upgrades

183750

update-manager connects to obsolete proxy

183217

Synaptic package manager - select using keyboard

183147

Mirror URLs containing digits are not displayed in the "Software Sources" Mirror Download Server List

176002

synaptic dialogs steal focus from other applications

165181

Order by "Supported" Column Slow

158321

Synaptic needs to inhibit GPM from sleeping while downloading/installing packages

157574

Remove the line around the statusbar

156284

synaptic won't save selections

156269

synaptic import key from url

153966

Synaptic uses ubuntu changelogs urls even for third party repos

153755

[Gutsy] Synaptic has different "main icon" instead of one

146331

synaptic: ships no 24x24 icon

141366

apt-listchanges setup ignored

140008

Uncomfortable keybinding in synaptic

139328

Synaptic isn't able to uninstall packages from the history

135890

wrong button descriptions in synaptic

135134

apt-cdrom can't mount device on Dell 1420N

134340

A filter for "top" packages in Synaptic

130289

synaptic proxy password must not contain "@" sign

128601

Ubuntu 7.04 synaptic interfere with automatic mount

125120

Update Applet pops up "nameless window" (synaptic confirmation window)

124373

_cache->open() failed, please report

122064

[Wishlist] Removing software+dependencies in Synaptic is currently more difficult than installing them

122047

No way to view explicity installed packages, excluding automatically installed packages

micahg

121878

synaptic not showing translated descriptions unless reloaded

114432

Synaptic should recommend scrollkeeper, but not depend on it

113247

Synaptic should warn about auto-removable packages

113226

amd64 Upgrade 6.10 to 7.04 crashed.

112397

SYNAPTIC PACKAGER MANGER PROXY FREEZE

111679

this is not the only problem, firefox, Gaim, and synaptic have closed randomly

111542

"Mark Packages by Task" has no rollback feature

110224

synaptic opens web browser with root privileges and settings

107495

Preferences Dialog does not close

106581

synaptic loses the search results on cache changes (like update/install)

104080

Synaptic user interface has unnecessary padded border

102572

Synaptic crashed unexpectedly

102469

auto-selection of the search term (was: littel annoying bug in synaptic )

101938

search can give false positive (Dapper 0.57.8) due to text munging

99425

Install/uninstall progress dialogues violate HIG

97563

No feedback on "Delete Cached Package Files" button press

97302

Update manager progress bar stops when a package fails to install

97228

Update Manager does not support copy of Details text

96705

Unclear language about Automatic Updates in Software Sources

96300

"Remove Completely" changed to normal "Remove" after fail to fetch packages

95895

Seach freezes user interface

95833

synaptic icons missing

95730

synaptics crashes many times trying to dist-upgrade

93310

crashes on clicking update

93148

synaptic crashes on startup

91167

wish: obsolete / "upgrade only" packages should be hidden

micahg

86296

synaptic needs to reopen to read new proxy settings

85251

Confusing "another synaptic" error when Synaptic launched during update

84423

[feisty] Synaptic closes when changing sources.list manually while synapitc is runing

82959

synaptic tries to run gksu on kubuntu

micahg

81006

Toolbar Icons Only and Text Only

80753

Synaptic should be able to switch from non-root to root mode without losing state

78987

"Reload" button on "repos have changed, click reload" dialog

micahg

76568

Can't select and copy information about a package

71028

Malformed Apt Source Causes Segfault in Synaptic

66574

Does not honour gtk-button-images=0 setting in .gtkrc-2.0

66139

[edgy] package list loses focus when I mark a package for deletion

6 Bugs with Patches

To mark it off the list you should:

  • Verify if the patch really is a patch.
  • If it is not, unmark it as a patch.
  • If it is, get the bug triaged and looked by the maintainer.

Bug

Subject

Triager

301428

Package download dialogue wording

216426

Misspelling isalready

scifly

202681

The "Properties" and "Search" buttons lack tooltips

198769

[Synaptic] Clicking on the packets column doesn't change the alphabetical order (a->z to z->a)

104080

Synaptic user interface has unnecessary padded border

19053

Synaptic doesn't respect gnome preferences

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UbuntuBugDay/20090716 (last edited 2009-07-20 21:41:02 by kamus)