Installing packages using apt doesn't update in GNOME Software

Bug #1687468 reported by Stefan Helmert on 2017-05-01
This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnome-software (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

On Ubuntu 16.04.2: If I install an application using apt, it will not be reported as installed/removeable in gnome-software/ubuntu-software.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: ubuntu-software 3.20.1+git20170208.0.a34b091-0ubuntu1~xenial1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-72.93-generic 4.4.49
Uname: Linux 4.4.0-72-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia_uvm nvidia_drm nvidia_modeset nvidia
ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2.5
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: Unity
Date: Mon May 1 22:18:07 2017
SourcePackage: gnome-software
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Stefan Helmert (stefan-helmert) wrote :
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in gnome-software (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in gnome-software (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: Confirmed → Triaged
summary: - inconsistancy between ubuntu-software and apt
+ Installing packages using apt doesn't update in GNOME Software
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