[karmic] bad .desktop file: /usr/share/app-install/desktop/pauker.desktop

Bug #385248 reported by Asif Youssuff on 2009-06-09
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This bug affects 13 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
app-install-data-ubuntu (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Unassigned
Nominated for Karmic by Pieter Vande Wyngaerde
pauker (Debian)
Fix Released
Undecided
Unassigned
pauker (Ubuntu)
Medium
Unassigned
Nominated for Karmic by Pieter Vande Wyngaerde

Bug Description

Unpacking replacement app-install-data ...
Setting up app-install-data (0.9.10.1) ...
Caching application data...
Generating mime/codec maps...
bad .desktop file: /usr/share/app-install/desktop/pauker.desktop: ParsingError in file '/usr/share/app-install/desktop/pauker.desktop', [Desktop Entry]-Header missing

apt-cache policy app-install-data
app-install-data:
  Installed: 0.9.10.1

Philip Muškovac (yofel) wrote :

Confirmed, but the file belongs to the 'pauker' package.

affects: app-install-data-ubuntu (Ubuntu) → pauker (Ubuntu)
Changed in pauker (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Philip Muškovac (yofel) wrote :

In fact the pauker.desktop file is missing
[Desktop Entry]
as the first line.
After adding it the error goes away.

Markus Korn (thekorn) on 2009-06-09
Changed in pauker (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Triaged
Philip Muškovac (yofel) wrote :

got confused there. The file belongs to app-install-data after all, but the fact stays that both packages are broken.

Changed in app-install-data-ubuntu (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Asif Youssuff (yoasif) on 2009-06-09
tags: added: desktop-file
Matt Zimmerman (mdz) on 2009-06-12
Changed in pauker (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in pauker (Debian):
status: Unknown → New
KevinM (kevbert1) wrote :

Got this error while updating 2.6.30-10 64 bit kernel via terminal:
Setting up app-install-data (0.9.10.4) ...
Caching application data...
Generating mime/codec maps...
bad .desktop file: /usr/share/app-install/desktop/pauker.desktop: ParsingError in file '/usr/share/app-install/desktop/pauker.desktop', [Desktop Entry]-Header missing

Tuomas Aavikko (taavikko) wrote :

Tried adding the "desktop entry" line to beginning of the .desktop file, but the reinstall of app-install spits out the same error.

tekstr1der (tekstr1der) wrote :

Still seeing this same error in Karmic Alpha 4 when upgrading gnome-app-install 0.5.52-0ubuntu1.

Chris Coulson (chrisccoulson) wrote :

The new version has been sync'd from Debian now

Changed in pauker (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Fix Released
kulight (kulight) wrote :

im still getting this problem

desktop:~$ sudo aptitude reinstall app-install-data
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Reading extended state information
Initializing package states... Done
The following packages will be REINSTALLED:
  app-install-data
0 packages upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 reinstalled, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 6691kB of archives. After unpacking 0B will be used.
Writing extended state information... Done
Get:1 http://il.archive.ubuntu.com karmic/main app-install-data 0.9.10.6 [6691kB]
Fetched 6691kB in 1min 53s (59.1kB/s)
(Reading database ... 109675 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to replace app-install-data 0.9.10.6 (using .../app-install-data_0.9.10.6_all.deb) ...
Unpacking replacement app-install-data ...
Setting up app-install-data (0.9.10.6) ...
Caching application data...
Generating mime/codec maps...
bad .desktop file: /usr/share/app-install/desktop/pauker.desktop: ParsingError in file '/usr/share/app-install/desktop/pauker.desktop', [Desktop Entry]-Header missing

Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Reading extended state information
Initializing package states... Done

i am still getting this error message too.

Tuomas Aavikko (taavikko) wrote :

31/8/2009 "aptitude full-upgrade"

Setting up packagekit-backend-apt (0.4.9+20090825-0ubuntu2) ...
Generating mime/codec maps...
bad .desktop file: /usr/share/app-install/desktop/pauker.desktop: ParsingError in file '/usr/share/app-install/desktop/pauker.desktop', [Desktop Entry]-Header missing

Michael Vogt (mvo) wrote :

This was fixed with the following upload:

app-install-data-ubuntu (0.9.10.7) karmic; urgency=low

  * updated for alpha5
  * add menu-data-additional/bzr.desktop

 -- Michael Vogt <email address hidden> Fri, 04 Sep 2009 10:10:31 +0200

Changed in app-install-data-ubuntu (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Fix Committed
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
tekstr1der (tekstr1der) wrote :

Fixed upstream though the tracker claims bug not to exist with Debian...

Changed in pauker (Debian):
importance: Unknown → Undecided
status: New → Fix Released
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