Gnome-Software shows an "Install"-Button for already installed software

Bug #1678432 reported by Daniel Holz on 2017-04-01
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gnome-software (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Sometimes The Gnome Software Center shows an "Install"-Button for Software that is already installed. Pressing it will cause a password prompt and after that the "Start"- and "Remove"-Buttons will appear.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 17.04
Package: gnome-software 3.22.7-0ubuntu2
Uname: Linux 4.8.17-040817-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.4-0ubuntu2
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: GNOME
Date: Sat Apr 1 11:33:45 2017
InstallationDate: Installed on 2017-03-24 (7 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu-GNOME 17.04 "Zesty Zapus" - Beta amd64 (20170321)
ProcEnviron:
 TERM=xterm-256color
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 XDG_RUNTIME_DIR=<set>
 LANG=de_DE.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: gnome-software
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Daniel Holz (daniel-holz91) wrote :
Jeremy Bicha (jbicha) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. This particular bug has already been reported and is a duplicate of bug 1551599, so it is being marked as such. Please look at the other bug report to see if there is any missing information that you can provide, or to see if there is a workaround for the bug. Additionally, any further discussion regarding the bug should occur in the other report. Feel free to continue to report any other bugs you may find.

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