[0.6] D-BUS error: Method "LookupExtended" with signature "ssb" on interface "org.gnome.GConf.Database" doesn't exist

Bug #870756 reported by steve
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This bug affects 82 people
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Ubuntu Tweak
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Bug Description

Distribution: Ubuntu 11.10 oneiric
Application: Ubuntu Tweak 0.6.0+20111006

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/ubuntutweak/main.py", line 442, in load_module
    page = module()
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/ubuntutweak/tweaks/metacity.py", line 161, in __init__
    self.buttonview = ButtonView()
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/ubuntutweak/tweaks/metacity.py", line 49, in __init__
    self.update_model()
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/ubuntutweak/tweaks/metacity.py", line 78, in update_model
    value = default or self.config.get_value()
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/ubuntutweak/settings/gconfsettings.py", line 35, in get_value
    gconfvalue = self.client.get(self.key)
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/gi/types.py", line 43, in function
    return info.invoke(*args, **kwargs)
GError: Configuration server couldn't be contacted: D-BUS error: Method "LookupExtended" with signature "ssb" on interface "org.gnome.GConf.Database" doesn't exist

summary: - Matacity Crash
+ Metacity Crash
summary: - Metacity Crash
+ D-BUS error: Method "LookupExtended" with signature "ssb" on interface
+ "org.gnome.GConf.Database" doesn't exist
summary: - D-BUS error: Method "LookupExtended" with signature "ssb" on interface
- "org.gnome.GConf.Database" doesn't exist
+ [0.6] D-BUS error: Method "LookupExtended" with signature "ssb" on
+ interface "org.gnome.GConf.Database" doesn't exist
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Carl Ansell (afccarl1994) wrote :

Setting as confirmed due to duplicates.

Changed in ubuntu-tweak:
status: New → Confirmed
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Ding Zhou (tualatrix) wrote :

For anyone meet this issue, please close Ubuntu Tweak and try again, in most case it will be ok.

This is caused by the unstable of Gconf-dbus.

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spupuz@gmail.com (spupuz) wrote :

$ ubuntu-tweak

(ubuntu-tweak:27411): GConf-WARNING **: : You can't use a GConfEngine that has an active GConfClient wrapper object. Use GConfClient API instead.

(ubuntu-tweak:27411): GConf-WARNING **: : You can't use a GConfEngine that has an active GConfClient wrapper object. Use GConfClient API instead.
Checking if settings need to be migrated ...no
Checking if internal files need to be migrated ...no
Backend : gconf
Integration : true
Profile : unity
Adding plugins
Skipping upgrade com.canonical.unity.unity.01.upgrade
Skipping upgrade com.canonical.unity.unity.02.upgrade
Initializing core options...done

(ubuntu-tweak:27411): GConf-WARNING **: : You can't use a GConfEngine that has an active GConfClient wrapper object. Use GConfClient API instead.

(ubuntu-tweak:27411): GConf-WARNING **: : You can't use a GConfEngine that has an active GConfClient wrapper object. Use GConfClient API instead.
Checking if settings need to be migrated ...no
Checking if internal files need to be migrated ...no
Backend : gconf
Integration : true
Profile : unity
Adding plugins
Skipping upgrade com.canonical.unity.unity.01.upgrade
Skipping upgrade com.canonical.unity.unity.02.upgrade
Initializing core options...done

(ubuntu-tweak:27411): GConf-WARNING **: : You can't use a GConfEngine that has an active GConfClient wrapper object. Use GConfClient API instead.

(ubuntu-tweak:27411): GConf-WARNING **: : You can't use a GConfEngine that has an active GConfClient wrapper object. Use GConfClient API instead.
Checking if settings need to be migrated ...no
Checking if internal files need to be migrated ...no
Backend : gconf
Integration : true
Profile : unity
Adding plugins
Skipping upgrade com.canonical.unity.unity.01.upgrade
Skipping upgrade com.canonical.unity.unity.02.upgrade
Initializing core options...done

(ubuntu-tweak:27411): GConf-CRITICAL **: gconf_engine_set: assertion `value->type != GCONF_VALUE_INVALID' failed

(ubuntu-tweak:27411): GConf-CRITICAL **: gconf_value_new: assertion `GCONF_VALUE_TYPE_VALID(type)' failed
Segmentation fault

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spupuz@gmail.com (spupuz) wrote :

closing and open not solving the problem

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Ding Zhou (tualatrix) wrote :

@spupuz

Could you try to run Ubuntu Tweak by turning on the "debug" mode?

    ubuntu-tweak -d

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Ding Zhou (tualatrix) wrote :

This bug will be fixed after you do a system update. It is caused by gconf.

Changed in ubuntu-tweak:
status: Confirmed → Invalid
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