[apport] alacarte crashed with OSError in quit()

Bug #95549 reported by jensporup on 2007-03-24
4
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
alacarte (Ubuntu)
Medium
Unassigned

Bug Description

Binary package hint: alacarte

attempting to remove apps from the applications menu in feisty caused alacarte to crash. pretty much everything I tried to do caused alacarte to crash.

ProblemType: Crash
Architecture: i386
Date: Sat Mar 24 12:18:11 2007
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 7.04
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/alacarte
InterpreterPath: /usr/bin/python2.5
Package: alacarte 0.11.3-0ubuntu1
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/python -OOt /usr/bin/alacarte
ProcCwd: /home/jens
ProcEnviron:
 LANGUAGE=en_AU.UTF-8
 LC_TIME=en_AU.UTF-8
 PATH=/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/bin/X11:/usr/games
 LANG=en_AU.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
PythonArgs: ['/usr/bin/alacarte']
SourcePackage: alacarte
Uname: Linux jens-desktop 2.6.20-12-386 #2 Wed Mar 21 20:53:13 UTC 2007 i686 GNU/Linux

jensporup (jens-porup) wrote :
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Thank you for your bug

Changed in alacarte:
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: Unconfirmed → Confirmed
Travis Watkins (amaranth) wrote :

You have broken permissions in your home directory. Running 'sudo chown -R jens:jens ~/.local' will fix it.

Changed in alacarte:
status: Confirmed → Rejected

the permissions were the default in a brand new installation. That
hardly seems a user error.

Jens

On Sun, 25 Mar 2007 04:25:49 -0000, "Travis Watkins"
<email address hidden> said:
> You have broken permissions in your home directory. Running 'sudo chown
> -R jens:jens ~/.local' will fix it.
>
> ** Changed in: alacarte (Ubuntu)
> Status: Confirmed => Rejected
>
> --
> [apport] alacarte crashed with OSError in quit()
> https://launchpad.net/bugs/95549

Travis Watkins (amaranth) wrote :

That directory doesn't even exist in a default install. Something you installed/ran set it up and you must have done it with sudo.

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