Comment 33 for bug 519541

HI everyone,

While it useful to warn users about this, I can't but think that the
Ubuntu process is *really broken*. An extremely simple fix for this
exists. All you have to do is ship abiword-2.8.4! Fedora 12 has no
problem at all with this and I use it every day.

Martin

On Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 2:14 AM, Steve Langasek
<email address hidden> wrote:
> Documented at
> <https://wiki.ubuntu.com/LucidLynx/ReleaseNotes#AbiWord%20freezes%20when%20accessing%20help%20documentation>:
>
> A bug in the AbiWord package in Ubuntu causes the application to hang
> whenever accessing the help interface, either from the menu or by
> pressing F1. Until this bug is fixed, users should avoid pressing F1 in
> AbiWord. (519541)
>
> ** Changed in: ubuntu-release-notes
>       Status: New => Fix Released
>
> --
> Abiword 2.8.1 freezes with document lost when help is clicked or F1 is pressed
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/519541
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>
> Status in AbiWord: Confirmed
> Status in Ubuntu Release Notes: Fix Released
> Status in “abiword” package in Ubuntu: Triaged
> Status in “abiword” source package in Lucid: Triaged
>
> Bug description:
> Binary package hint: abiword
>
> Every time help is clicked, including all items under Help in the menu, except 'About Abiword', Abiword freezes and the document you are working in is lost.
>
> ProblemType: Bug
> Architecture: i386
> Date: Tue Feb  9 15:42:15 2010
> DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
> InstallationMedia: Error: [Errno 13] Permission denied: '/var/log/installer/media-info'
> Package: abiword 2.8.1-2ubuntu1
> ProcEnviron:
>  PATH=(custom, user)
>  LANG=en_US.utf8
>  SHELL=/bin/bash
> ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-12.17-generic
> SourcePackage: abiword
> Uname: Linux 2.6.32-12-generic i686
>
>
>