k3b should depend on udisks, otherwise: "No optical drive found."

Bug #1123096 reported by Robert Euhus
This bug affects 2 people
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k3b (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

I am using Xubuntu 12.10 and I installed k3b, but when run it only says "No optical drive found. K3b did not find any optical device in your system." So it's pretty useless as a CD/DVD-burning application.
In the terminal I get :
QStringList Solid::Backends::UDisks::UDisksManager::allDevicesInternal() error: "org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.ServiceUnknown"
Which led me to install the package "udisks" and everything is fine.

Further investigation shows: k3b depends on libsolid4 which in turn only recommends udisks. Since libsolid4 was already installed previously without recommends udisks was not installed.

Solution: installing udisks fixed the problem.

Additional info:
1) lsb_release -rd
Description: Ubuntu 12.10
Release: 12.10
2) apt-cache policy k3b libsolid4
  Installiert: 2.0.2-5ubuntu1
  Kandidat: 2.0.2-5ubuntu1
 *** 2.0.2-5ubuntu1 0
        500 ftp://ftp.rrzn.uni-hannover.de/pub/mirror/linux/ubuntu/ quantal/universe amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
3) What you expected to happen: have k3b find the optical drives so that I can burn a CD.
4) What happened instead: k3b did not find any optical drives. Instead it showed a "System Configuration Problem": "No optical drive found. K3b did not find any optical device in your system."

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.10
Package: k3b 2.0.2-5ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.5.0-23.35-generic
Uname: Linux 3.5.0-23-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.6.1-0ubuntu10
Architecture: amd64
Date: Tue Feb 12 14:54:19 2013
MarkForUpload: True
SourcePackage: k3b
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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Robert Euhus (euhus-liste1) wrote :
description: updated
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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in k3b (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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Benedict (bela83) wrote :

Thank you Robert for your bug report, and for the solution !
I was also affected in Ubuntu 13.04 and still am in 13.10.

Best regards.

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