[ubuntu-12.04] Phone Manager does NOT start

Bug #1093110 reported by Amr Ibrahim on 2012-12-22
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This bug affects 5 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnome-phone-manager (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

Phone Manager fails to start in Ubuntu 12.04. I don't have a Bluetooth device and I connect my mobile phone through USB.

Here is the output from terminal:

~$ gnome-phone-manager

(gnome-phone-manager:9044): Bluetooth-CRITICAL **: bluetooth_chooser_button_set_property: assertion `str == NULL || bluetooth_verify_address (str)' failed
** Message: New connection device is empty (not changed)
** Message: New connection device is empty (not changed)
** Message: No device!
** Message: Exiting connect thread
** Message: Auto-retrying the connection
** Message: New connection device is empty (not changed)
** Message: New connection device is empty (not changed)
** Message: No device!
** Message: Exiting connect thread

........and repeating.......

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: gnome-phone-manager 0.68-1ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-35.55-generic 3.2.34
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-35-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.0.1-0ubuntu15.1
Architecture: amd64
Date: Sat Dec 22 16:09:33 2012
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Release amd64 (20120823.1)
MarkForUpload: True
SourcePackage: gnome-phone-manager
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Amr Ibrahim (amribrahim1987) wrote :
Borislav Sabev (badganaka) wrote :

I can confirm this bug on Ubuntu 12.04 3.2.0-38-generic #61-Ubuntu SMP x86_64. Terminal output is almost the same as reported:

borislav@borislav-desktop2:~$ gnome-phone-manager

(gnome-phone-manager:27436): Bluetooth-CRITICAL **: bluetooth_chooser_button_set_property: assertion `str == NULL || bluetooth_verify_address (str)' failed
** Message: New connection device is empty (not changed)
** Message: New connection device is empty (not changed)
** Message: No device!
** Message: Exiting connect thread

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in gnome-phone-manager (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Isnabà (isnaba-branco) wrote :

Hi guys, did some of you find a solution? I have the same problem
Thanks

Ananth S (response) wrote :

(gnome-phone-manager:3493): Bluetooth-CRITICAL **: bluetooth_chooser_button_set_property: assertion 'str == NULL || bluetooth_verify_address (str)' failed
** Message: New connection device is empty (not changed)
** Message: New connection device is empty (not changed)
** Message: No device!
** Message: Exiting connect thread
** Message: Auto-retrying the connection
** Message: New connection device is empty (not changed)
** Message: New connection device is empty (not changed)
** Message: No device!
** Message: Exiting connect thread
** Message: Auto-retrying the connection
** Message: New connection device is empty (not changed)
** Message: New connection device is empty (not changed)
** Message: No device!
** Message: Exiting connect thread
** Message: Auto-retrying the connection
** Message: New connection device is empty (not changed)
** Message: New connection device is empty (not changed)
** Message: No device!
** Message: Exiting connect thread
** Message: Auto-retrying the connection
** Message: New connection device is empty (not changed)
** Message: New connection device is empty (not changed)
** Message: No device!
** Message: Exiting connect thread
** Message: Auto-retrying the connection
** Message: New connection device is empty (not changed)
** Message: New connection device is empty (not changed)
** Message: No device!
** Message: Exiting connect thread
** Message: Auto-retrying the connection
** Message: New connection device is empty (not changed)
** Message: New connection device is empty (not changed)
** Message: No device!
** Message: Exiting connect thread
** Message: Auto-retrying the connection
** Message: New connection device is empty (not changed)
** Message: New connection device is empty (not changed)
** Message: No device!
** Message: Exiting connect thread
^C

Andy Russell (icarusr) wrote :

Also got this problem with gnome-phone-manager version 0.69 Ubuntu 18.04

andy@Dylan:~$ gnome-phone-manager

(gnome-phone-manager:18615): Bluetooth-CRITICAL **: 17:03:40.879: bluetooth_chooser_button_set_property: assertion 'str == NULL || bluetooth_verify_address (str)' failed
** Message: 17:03:40.908: New connection device is empty (not changed)
** Message: 17:03:40.909: New connection device is empty (not changed)
** Message: 17:03:40.909: No device!
** Message: 17:03:40.909: Exiting connect thread
** Message: 17:04:00.891: Auto-retrying the connection
** Message: 17:04:00.891: New connection device is empty (not changed)
** Message: 17:04:00.892: New connection device is empty (not changed)
** Message: 17:04:00.892: No device!
** Message: 17:04:00.893: Exiting connect thread
** Message: 17:04:20.898: Auto-retrying the connection
** Message: 17:04:20.898: New connection device is empty (not changed)
** Message: 17:04:20.899: New connection device is empty (not changed)
** Message: 17:04:20.899: No device!
** Message: 17:04:20.900: Exiting connect thread
** Message: 17:04:40.909: Auto-retrying the connection
** Message: 17:04:40.909: New connection device is empty (not changed)
** Message: 17:04:40.910: New connection device is empty (not changed)
** Message: 17:04:40.910: No device!
** Message: 17:04:40.911: Exiting connect thread
** Message: 17:05:00.910: Auto-retrying the connection
** Message: 17:05:00.910: New connection device is empty (not changed)
** Message: 17:05:00.911: New connection device is empty (not changed)
** Message: 17:05:00.911: No device!
** Message: 17:05:00.912: Exiting connect thread
** Message: 17:05:20.910: Auto-retrying the connection
** Message: 17:05:20.910: New connection device is empty (not changed)
** Message: 17:05:20.911: New connection device is empty (not changed)
** Message: 17:05:20.911: No device!
** Message: 17:05:20.912: Exiting connect thread
** Message: 17:05:40.909: Auto-retrying the connection
** Message: 17:05:40.910: New connection device is empty (not changed)
** Message: 17:05:40.910: New connection device is empty (not changed)
** Message: 17:05:40.910: No device!
** Message: 17:05:40.912: Exiting connect thread
** Message: 17:06:00.909: Auto-retrying the connection
** Message: 17:06:00.910: New connection device is empty (not changed)
** Message: 17:06:00.910: New connection device is empty (not changed)
** Message: 17:06:00.910: No device!
** Message: 17:06:00.911: Exiting connect thread

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