20101216

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Stock Responses

For problem specific Stock Responses see: Bugs/Responses

Helpful information

While the needs of individual bugs will vary, the Software Center developers generally find it useful if bug reports contain the following information:

  1. Steps to reproduce the bug
  2. Output from running "software-center --debug"

100 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

690350

package software-center 2.0.7 failed to install/upgrade: il sottoprocesso vecchio script di post-installation ha restituito lo stato di errore 1

kamus

689407

broken breadcrumb navigation when using apt links

689111

cant download any apps from ubuntu (unrtusted packages) displayed on any attempt

689044

Unmet Dependencies for PrefixSuffix - Not Installable [Maverick]

j4np0l

689005

program does not start installing after i click the 'instal' button in software center

688952

move install button to the left side

688857

Keyboard Shortcut for searchbar in the Software Center

elpasmo

688823

Pressing Install does nothing in Software Center.

trinikrono

687684

Authentication dialog does not receive focus when clicking the install button

elpasmo

686764

apt package management conflict crash

686342

I am New in Linux. I was instaling fonts from Ubuntu Software Center and its Stuck - font : ttf-tomsontalks - and on left hand side it says "In Progress"

686079

no reponse while install software

elpasmo

685961

Software Centre becomes unresponsive after clicking More Info button on some packages

kamus

685498

[feature-request] Website/webpage for suggesting additions to the software-center

kamus

685484

Incorrect entries: "Burn Image (xfburn)", "Wine Windows Program Loader"

685475

Link paid applications to their demonstration versions

kamus

685472

Video along the software description

kamus

685423

Empty entry? "Vibora"

685283

cab't install untrusted package like wine

kamus

684676

Main pane's scrollbar isn't at the edge of the window

684495

'Remove' does not actually remove data (until later)

684055

install : openemr_3.2.0-1_all.deb hung up

kamus

684024

Vendetta online result it cost 0.00 $

kamus

683998

GUI does not allow to add ppa software source

kamus

683928

When using Update Manager, I am stopped from installing the file libpst4 because the package is untrusted.

kamus

683671

l semble qu'il y ait une anomalie dans aptdeamon, le logiciel qui vous permet d'installer/désinstaller des applications et de réaliser d'autres tâches de gestion des paquets

682879

Installation of software from the software centre often stalls halfway, and never continues. It also prevents the pc from shutting down (hours later)

682551

devede reports it failed now something bout spumix somthing like that

682545

Locals are associated with openshot

682473

Software gives download size for local .deb

682268

power surge during install...can't install anything now

682064

software-center crash

682035

ubuntu software center crashed many time. when i browse applications in it, it stopped working.

681763

Updating via update-manager sets Software Center as "In Progress"

681674

unable to install clipgrab "package dependences cannot resolve"

681643

file went half and half, half loading hald dimming, sporadically going no ehrtr

681339

If closed and restarted during package removal, old state shown

680513

package software-center 2.1.22.4 failed to install/upgrade: el subproceso script pre-removal nuevo devolvió el código de salida de error 1

678370

software-center assert failure: python: ../../src/xcb_io.c:385: _XAllocID: Assertion `ret != inval_id' failed.

678190

Internal Server Error while attempting to install Fluendo Complete Playback Pack

678050

support for "apt:package-name?minver=1.0" syntax

677924

Software Center wont run

677318

"waiting for apt-get to finish" never ends. How does this thing usually work, or does it?

j4np0l

677237

Software Centre refreshes multiple times in quick succession after uninstalling an app

677076

Software center shows stale information about PPA packages

676834

software-center crashed with SIGSEGV in FcFontRenderPrepare()

676649

Applications will not install. They hangs in the process of installation of all applications.

675138

install deb that has no signed software source

675086

Ubuntu software center starts to doesnt install

674840

the center of software does not work. he is not http: // extras.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/maverick/main/binary-amd64/packages.gz

674800

Window Focus lost in Ubuntu Software Center after install of any software

674737

package software-center 2.0.7 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1

673226

Appears in Software Centre under "Themes & Tweaks"

673214

Larger screenshots with larger window?

673121

i cant download programms from the date i update to ubuntu 10.10

672236

History: add ability to view changelogs

671902

apt-daemon crashed

671689

software-center crashed with signal 7 in gtk_icon_theme_has_icon()

671639

Software-center freeze on wine instalation

670726

software-center crashed with signal 7 in _init()

670224

I CAN NOT INSTALL APPS FROM SOFTWARE CENTER

670130

install of Oracle XE didn't complete successfully

670103

package software-center 2.0.7 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1

669946

USC can unhelpfully trigger multiple "Reparing broken deps" tasks

669559

Ubuntu Software Center shows 2 Adobe Flash Plugin entries

669108

Not possible to install applications provided by Ubuntu Software Center

667867

software-center fails to record history of installing deb packages

666542

Provide Unicode coverage and language information for font entries

666449

Software-center fails to launch because of "time data" does not match

666381

software center locks up and consumes 100% cpu

665659

X11 authentication warnings on upgrade

665342

Software center does not save credit card details

665218

Software-center reports a progamming error in aptdaemon but without any details

665105

Software Center hangs on Bluemindo

664135

package software-center 2.0.7 failed to install/upgrade: Unterprozess installiertes post-installation-Skript gab den Fehlerwert 1 zurück

663297

Software center does not allow the installation of 32bit packages on 64bit systems

663185

Thunderbird stucked to apply change during install

662261

Searching for tex or latex doesn't show TeX Live

662101

software-center crashed with TypeError in _set_cursor()

661896

Wallpaper purchased in Maverick beta in not showing up in "Previous Purchases" list

661681

software-center crashed with AttributeError in on_menu_edit_activate()

661647

HTTP Error 400: Bad Request when purchasing "Fluendo DVD Player"

661258

Software center doesn't show whether an app is a CLI or a GUI app

661171

téléchargement de paquets javamorph impossible

kamus

660826

Fluendo does not install after purchase

660410

Sizes of packages downloaded from a private PPA are wrong

kamus

660050

Not reactive to mouse navigation buttons

kamus

659993

The "Updates" information is confusing for technical packages

659377

Accessibility problem with fonts and themes in software center

659354

fails to clarify deps problem on installation of openjdk-6-jre

659139

Software Center uses strange names for third party repositories

659111

Software center says "the package system is broken"

658301

Cannot install GIMP or other apps from Software Centre

657663

software-center crashed with DatabaseModifiedError in get_query_list_from_search_entry()

kamus

657643

After 72% get installed, its not doing any action while installing application using Ubuntu Sofware center

kamus

657494

software-center crashed with DBusException in call_blocking()

kamus

656578

/usr/bin/software-center is running but can't install anything

kamus

656488

software-center crashed with DatabaseModifiedError in get_pkgname()

kamus

655693

software-center crashed with RuntimeError in iter()

kamus

655246

software-center does not provide enough information when a package fails to install

69 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

687552

the updating fails

kamus

686725

ubuntu software centre crashes when seeking to view installed software

kamus

680032

Can't close software-center from file-close menu.

elpasmo

676813

applications will not install from ubuntu software center

676380

supproting software not instlling

675836

no puedo instalar y desinstalar sofware

674792

When I attempt to install update, I get a popup that says waiting for apt-get to exit, and seem to freez here? my only remedy is to click cancel!

om26er

672018

The Software center says i have install the software but i didn't install the software

671422

My display is smaller than my screen. How to solve this problem? Thank you!

om26er

671207

can not instal/uninstall programs in software center

671145

IM DOWN LOADING NEW SOFT WARE THROUGH AND THE THING is stuck on one down load its should have downloaded hours ago but still stuck

668602

Update manager does not works as needed

666539

Misleading description of fonts entries

664589

ubuntu software center non funziona

om26er

661878

cant instal adobe flash player

kamus

661868

When trying to install anything with Ubuntu Software Centre, the qeue says "Waiting for apt-get to exit". I cannot get anything to install.

kamus

661664

After performing a search, highlight the first result

kamus

660880

cant load ktorrent

kamus

660711

Ubuntu Software Centre will not install software since upgrade from 10.04 to 10.10

657109

SCA-user is rejected by LP API as unauthorized

656972

Fails to see new PPA + content inside it after it's added

656381

Software centre won't close and uses 100% of one CPU

650686

software-center crashed with KeyError in getitem()

kamus

649262

Software center reports that it can't add or remove apps

kamus

637655

software-center crashed with SIGSEGV in gtk_tree_view_set_cursor_on_cell()

om26er

630168

software-center crashed with SIGSEGV in g_closure_invoke()

kamus

622981

software-center crashed with signal 7 in gst_registry_binary_read_cache()

om26er

621572

When you typ " cd l " in the Search box of the sotfware Center it Crashes and stops working

brian-murray

606451

software-center crashed with SIGSEGV in strstr_sse42()

om26er

603126

new software installation problem

om26er

601041

inconsistant names use

596312

dbconfig-common doesn't prompt for password when using software center

om26er

584297

maximizing window in software center takes abnormally long

om26er

573374

I can not download any software

om26er

570567

package software-center 1.0.3 failed to install/upgrade: underprosessen installed post-installation script returnerte feilstatus 1

om26er

565720

software-center crashed with SIGSEGV in strstr_sse2()

om26er

564856

software-center crashed with SIGSEGV

om26er

563030

software-center crashed with AttributeError in _get_installed_rdepends_by_type()

om26er

562851

software-center crashed with DatabaseModifiedError in get_pkgname()

om26er

562801

software-center crashed with SIGSEGV in pkgMakeStatusCache()

om26er

560960

Flickering Window in Ubuntu 10.04 Software Center

om26er

556944

software-center crashed with SIGSEGV in pthread_mutex_lock()

om26er

556120

software-center crashed with SIGSEGV in PyEval_EvalFrameEx()

om26er

551305

ubuntu software center unknown error

om26er

550651

software-center crashed with SystemError in open()

kamus

550329

software-center crashed with DatabaseModifiedError in get_xapian_document()

om26er

545345

software-center crashed with DBusException in call_blocking()

om26er

542336

software centre is memory hog and sometimes becomes unresponsive

kamus

542203

software-center crashed with AttributeError in disconnect()

om26er

540942

software-center crashed with SIGSEGV in g_markup_escape_text()

om26er

540635

software-center crashed with SIGSEGV in g_mount_spec_match_with_path()

om26er

508050

software-center crashed with DatabaseModifiedError in init()

om26er

508044

software-center crashed with TypeError in _animation_helper() if closed while installing

om26er

507373

can't install additional software. Untrusted application.

om26er

497157

Errors were encountered while processing: software-center

om26er

494609

Se requiere la instalación de paquetes no confiables 3% enUbuntu Software Center 1.0.2

om26er

487858

cannot install software

om26er

485693

package software-center 1.0.2 failed to install/upgrade: subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1

om26er

485138

package software-center 1.0.2 failed to install/upgrade: โพรเซสย่อย installed post-installation script จบการทำงานโดยคืนค่าสถานะข้อผิดพลาด 1

om26er

481067

software-center crashed with signal 7

om26er

479917

Weak net connection causes download to freeze

om26er

476862

the ubuntu software center doesn't download any program

om26er

470057

software-center crashed with DatabaseOpeningError in init()

om26er

468178

software-center crashed with DBusException in call_blocking()

om26er

458629

software-center crashed with SIGSEGV in pango_ot_info_get()

om26er

457845

Ubuntu Software Center does not seem to let you down load more than 19-20 items, acts like it will but doesn't keep track of them right.

456894

Forgets later tasks after complaining that something's already installed

kamus

447683

Be aware of aptdaemon transaction which are running in the background

kamus

441635

software-center crashed with DBusException in call_blocking()

om26er

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

689997

SC silently fails to start: softwarecenter.backend - ERROR - aptdaemon import failed

689523

Uninstalling Evolution through USC does not remove evolution-common

elpasmo

686712

software-center crashed with KeyError in call()

685473

Multiple screenshots in software description

684107

Paid apps should include the price in the summary list

674633

Software Center should feature Touch-friendly apps

671054

cannot start software center

671041

Software center doesn't rearrange categories after window resize

665249

The Software Center contains no information about minimum requirements

658749

pathbar has incorrect height

657813

I change tab, but software-center still display PPA contents

656866

Description are in english after an initial installation in French

656335

should use gsettings rather than gconf

652874

Fluendo Config page (Debconf dialog) appears behind Software Center

648677

If the user shows the desktop while paying, the software-center ui gets blocked

647788

update-apt-xapian-dbus can fail

646311

Search results shows wrong install state (rendering glitch)

641321

"Cancel" on payment screen exits with bad message

640520

Sign in screen contains hyperlinks with no way back

640426

software-center needs Q and/or W keybindings

639787

Ubuntu logo is replaced by third party logo

638147

Missing spinner above "Connecting to payment service..."

638039

software-center crashed with TypeError in _on_property_changed()

636496

software-center crashed with GError in gwibber_has_accounts_in_gconf()

635029

Downloaded .deb doesn't appear in "Installed Software" after installation

634952

Can't focus "Install"/"Remove" button with the keyboard in a software list view

632254

Updates shown in "In Progress" as "Applying changes"

629521

Various softwarecenter.db.update:error erros

629132

software-center doesn't handle authentication errors

628399

Long application names partially obscured in Featured and What's New views

628350

software-center requires authentication twice to install application

627114

software-center featured and new apps sections shows already installed softwares

626674

needs public API to access XAPIAN DB

625628

Removing a repository does not propose to downgrade/remove its packages

625189

update-software-center-agent crashed with DatabaseLockError in init()

624933

Unclear how to proceed after checking items in the Add-ons list

624524

Display only a few in software-center!

621148

"Featured" and "What's New" dots multiply and overlap each other in narrow window

621031

Opening .deb file in Maverick still launches gdebi

620875

The apps list reaload ungracefull while removing apps

620511

Invisible item at beginning of software item screen's tab order

618817

Payment screen opens in a separate window

605055

Main pane flickers badly when typing search

604285

Cookie trail ellipsing (...) remains after window-resize

603906

Douple space in line #20

600440

Clicking "Use This Source" fails without error message when Internet is not connected

599991

clean package cache option is missing

599048

Empty history category spoken as "table"

592619

Software item screen has unspecified "Share via microblog" item

589501

[maverick] Software Center shows history from before Ubuntu was installed

589500

[maverick] If a program is downloading, adding another task causes Software Center to freeze temporarily

588428

software-center crashed with IndexError in getitem()

583643

PPA does not appear after adding it using software sources

581452

Categorize search results

579855

Update text for Partner packages is inaccurate

575688

whitespace Separator

574155

Software-Center does not remove deactivated ppa's

573000

Memory usage increases a lot after (un)installing applications

567321

Software center package classification show games in the "graphic" section

560591

Wrong language shown in Ubuntu Software Center

560086

'get software' behaviour inconsistent

552108

software-center crashed with RuntimeError in iter()

551181

Last element in pathbutton is clickable but does nothing

550949

Status text not shown in software list view when installing/removing

545134

Ubuntu Software Centre ignores system and apt Proxy settings

542912

"the software catalogue needs updating" is below button for doing it

540790

handling of untrusted sources is suboptimal

538672

Ambiguous use of word "Free" in a button

538313

Make large screenshots (when clicked) more pretty

535292

100% processor load for 6 minutes or more

532072

long descriptions get cut in the middle

526330

Transitional/dummy packages unhelpfully shown by default

524690

"In Progress" does not show download rate

524290

Typing in the search box lags the UI

523822

software-center crashed with TypeError in init()

514864

Unhelpful listing in software-properties/-sources

512203

software-center crashed with TypeError in stop()

509318

search for specific application does not return that application at top of results list

506419

Search greylist items aren't ignored sometimes

503579

[lucid] software-center warns of untrusted packages, offers no "Cancel"

500175

Canceling an installation in Software Center crashes debconf with "Use of uninitialized value $reply in scalar chomp at /usr/share/perl5/Debconf/FrontEnd/Passthrough.pm line 66,"

489940

Adobe-flashplugin package should be reinstalled, but can not be found in the archives

488375

Debconf error messages when trying to install

465531

Wishlist :Change the order of items to install

464969

cannot close software center

464101

Untrusted packages not installable

460778

Ubuntu Software Center fails to categorize by Ubuntu/Kubuntu/Xubuntu/Lubuntu

459898

software-center crashed with DBusException in call_blocking()

453478

“About” window does not show launchpad translators

om26er

451555

software-center crashed with DatabaseError in _database_gen_postlist_iter()

om26er

451366

404 from the archive is not handled well

449337

does not support --addon-cd (regression from g-a-i)

om26er

448003

software-center crashed with DBusException when dbus system bus is not available/goes away

om26er

446498

/usr/sbin/update-software-center is very slow on armel

om26er

444330

No visual indication if a operation is install or remove in progress view

om26er

444261

"waiting for service to start" text in pending operations is misleading

om26er

443308

unauthenticated software packages cannot be installed in ubuntu software center

om26er

441847

software-center crashed with DatabaseCorruptError in init() (when the xapian db is corrupted)

om26er

438870

Downloads should start when the previous one ends

om26er

438212

Support screen shots for packages not in Debian

kamus

Progress

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UbuntuBugDay/20101216 (last edited 2010-12-17 23:55:55 by j4np0l)