epoptes crashed with AttributeError in __init__(): 'module' object has no attribute 'settings'

Bug #977049 reported by aleandro
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This bug affects 6 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Epoptes
Fix Released
Low
Fotis Tsamis

Bug Description

I cannot start epoptes

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: epoptes 0.5.2-1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-22.35-generic-pae 3.2.14
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-22-generic-pae i686
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
ApportVersion: 2.0-0ubuntu4
Architecture: i386
Date: Mon Apr 9 10:24:37 2012
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/epoptes
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal" - Release i386 (20110427.1)
InterpreterPath: /usr/bin/python2.7
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/python /usr/bin/epoptes
ProcEnviron:
 TERM=xterm
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
PythonArgs: ['/usr/bin/epoptes']
SourcePackage: epoptes
Title: epoptes crashed with AttributeError in __init__(): 'module' object has no attribute 'settings'
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to precise on 2012-03-03 (36 days ago)
UserGroups: epoptes

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aleandro (aleandrodasilva) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
visibility: private → public
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Alkis Georgopoulos (alkisg) wrote :

Don't use "sudo" to run epoptes.
Either run it with plain "epoptes", or from the Gnome or other DE menu.

It shouldn't crash though, so marking as Confirmed...

no longer affects: epoptes (Ubuntu)
Changed in epoptes:
assignee: nobody → Fotis Tsamis (phantomas)
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Confirmed
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Alkis Georgopoulos (alkisg) wrote :

I can no longer reproduce this with `sudo epoptes` or with `ssh -X root@localhost epoptes` with the latest version, so marking as fix released...

Changed in epoptes:
assignee: Fotis Tsamis (phantomas) → nobody
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
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Alkis Georgopoulos (alkisg) wrote :

Reopening as it appears the problem still exists (LP: #1099145).

Changed in epoptes:
status: Fix Released → Confirmed
Fotis Tsamis (ftsamis)
Changed in epoptes:
assignee: nobody → Fotis Tsamis (phantomas)
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Joseph Hedrick (joecam1673) wrote :

This is also affecting my setup while trying to launch epoptes using X11 forwarding (ssh -X)

Debian 7

ii epoptes 0.5.6-1 all Computer lab management tool

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/epoptes", line 63, in <module>
    epoptesGui = gui.EpoptesGui()
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/epoptes/ui/gui.py", line 89, in __init__
    if config.settings.has_option('GUI', 'showRealNames'):
AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'settings'

Fotis Tsamis (ftsamis)
Changed in epoptes:
status: Confirmed → Fix Committed
Revision history for this message
Alkis Georgopoulos (alkisg) wrote :

Fix released in epoptes 0.5.7-1.

Changed in epoptes:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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