BleachBit shows Errors trying to update

Bug #1957053 reported by Morales Klimop
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bleachbit (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

When enabling the update uption of BleachBit in 'Preferences'; (Check periodically for software updates via the internet)

BleachBit starts up with error,
See attachment

1> Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Installation method:
sudo apt install bleachbit

2> Version:
  Installed: 3.9.0-1
  Candidate: 3.9.0-1
  Version table:
 *** 3.9.0-1 100
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

3> Look for updates

4> Displays errors (see attachment)

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Morales Klimop (morales6969) wrote (last edit ):

Error when checking for updates:
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/bleachbit/bleachbit/", line 1160, in check_online_updates
    updates = Update.check_updates(options.get('check_beta'),
  File "/usr/share/bleachbit/bleachbit/", line 155, in check_updates
    opener.addheaders = [('User-Agent', user_agent())]
  File "/usr/share/bleachbit/bleachbit/", line 87, in user_agent
    dist = platform.dist()
AttributeError: module 'platform' has no attribute 'dist'

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