Mugshot fails at attempt to change avatar

Bug #1284720 reported by GridCube on 2014-02-25
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This bug affects 10 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Mugshot
Critical
Sean Davis
mugshot (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Sean Davis

Bug Description

testing the beta1 iso for xubuntu 14.04, in a virtualbox that had only 640x480 available screen resolution, while trying to change the user avatar using the preset ones i got a constant and repeatable crash.

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GridCube (gridcube) wrote :
Ubuntu QA Website (ubuntuqa) wrote :

This bug has been reported on the Ubuntu ISO testing tracker.

A list of all reports related to this bug can be found here:
http://iso.qa.ubuntu.com/qatracker/reports/bugs/1284720

tags: added: iso-testing
ToZ (toz) wrote :

From "mugshot -vv":

DEBUG:mugshot: load_stock_browser() 'Loading stock browser photos.'
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/mugshot/MugshotWindow.py", line 705, in on_image_from_stock_activate
    self.load_stock_browser()
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/mugshot/MugshotWindow.py", line 718, in load_stock_browser
    for filename in os.listdir('/usr/share/pixmaps/faces'):
FileNotFoundError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: '/usr/share/pixmaps/faces'

There is no /usr/share/pixmaps/faces directory in the base install. Creating this directory and adding some images remediates the problem.

Should mugshot ship with some base stock images?

Ubuntu QA Website (ubuntuqa) wrote :

This bug has been reported on the Ubuntu Package testing tracker.

A list of all reports related to this bug can be found here:
http://packages.qa.ubuntu.com/qatracker/reports/bugs/1284720

tags: added: package-qa-testing
Sean Davis (bluesabre) wrote :

We might add some basic stock images in a later release. For now, the fix by thad-fisch is sufficient.

Changed in mugshot:
status: New → Fix Committed
milestone: none → 0.2.1
Sean Davis (bluesabre) wrote :

Fixed in Mugshot 0.2.1

Changed in mugshot:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
importance: Undecided → Critical
Logan Rosen (logan) wrote :

This should accordingly be fixed in mugshot 0.2.1-1 in Trusty.

Changed in mugshot (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Released
Pasi Lallinaho (knome) on 2014-03-11
Changed in mugshot (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Sean Davis (smd-seandavis)
Sean Davis (bluesabre) on 2014-03-11
Changed in mugshot:
assignee: nobody → Sean Davis (smd-seandavis)
Pasi Lallinaho (knome) on 2014-04-16
summary: - mugshot fails at attempt to change avatar
+ Mugshot fails at attempt to change avatar
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