On start I get the error: "GLib Critical error: g_filename_to_utf8: assertion `opsysstring != NULL' failed"

Bug #1073970 reported by Alexander Lazarević on 2012-11-01
This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
lives (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Starting lives in a terminal produces the following error message:

GLib Critical error: g_filename_to_utf8: assertion `opsysstring != NULL' failed

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.10
Package: lives 1.6.2~ds1-2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.5.0-17.28-generic 3.5.5
Uname: Linux 3.5.0-17-generic i686
NonfreeKernelModules: openafs nvidia
ApportVersion: 2.6.1-0ubuntu6
Architecture: i386
Date: Thu Nov 1 15:29:49 2012
MarkForUpload: True
SourcePackage: lives
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Alexander Lazarević (e11bits) wrote :
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in lives (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
naught101 (naught101) wrote :

This bug has been noted upstream (https://sourceforge.net/p/lives/bugs/205/), and it apparently a packaging problem. It still exists in Wily.

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