Catfish fails to update database

Bug #1507765 reported by Kev Bowring on 2015-10-19
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Fix Released
catfish (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

From a fresh boot:

Start catfish - update database - allows for password to be entered, database updates.

From a fresh boot:

Run some command as sudo, for instance apt-get update

Now run catfish and update database - no password called for, catfish sits there until you kill it.

wolf@wily:~$ update
[sudo] password for wolf:
Hit wily InRelease
Fetched 25.3 MB in 29s (863 kB/s)
Reading package lists... Done
wolf@wily:~$ catfish

** ( WARNING **: Couldn't connect to accessibility bus: Failed to connect to socket /tmp/dbus-j2NhPoucsB: Connection refused

( Gtk-WARNING **: /build/gtk+3.0-pIzeMy/gtk+3.0-3.16.7/./gtk/gtkwidget.c:8554: widget not within a GtkWindow

** ( CRITICAL **: atk_object_set_description: assertion 'ATK_IS_OBJECT (accessible)' failed
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/catfish/catfish/", line 693, in on_update_index_unlock_clicked
UnboundLocalError: local variable 'password' referenced before assignment

( Gdk-WARNING **: Fatal IO error 11 (Resource temporarily unavailable) on X server :0.0.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 15.10
Package: catfish 1.3.3-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.2.0-16.19-generic 4.2.3
Uname: Linux 4.2.0-16-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
ApportVersion: 2.19.1-0ubuntu3
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: XFCE
Date: Mon Oct 19 21:31:05 2015
InstallationDate: Installed on 2015-10-01 (18 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Xubuntu 15.10 "Wily Werewolf" - Alpha amd64 (20151001)
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: catfish
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Kev Bowring (flocculant) wrote :
Sean Davis (bluesabre) wrote :
Changed in catfish-search:
status: New → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package catfish - 1.3.3-0ubuntu2

catfish (1.3.3-0ubuntu2) wily; urgency=medium

  * Add patches from upstream to fix startup and runtime crashes.
  * debian/patches:
    - xubuntu-lp1501565.patch (LP: #1501565)
    - xubuntu-lp1507765.patch (LP: #1507765)

 -- Sean Davis <email address hidden> Mon, 19 Oct 2015 22:02:26 -0400

Changed in catfish (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Released
Sean Davis (bluesabre) on 2016-01-31
Changed in catfish-search:
milestone: none → 1.3.4
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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