simple-scan crash on scan attempt without connected scanner

Bug #1160542 reported by Anastasia Filatova on 2013-03-26
This bug affects 1 person
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simple-scan (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

open app, press "scan" button without connected scanner, got the crash message.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 13.04
Package: simple-scan 3.6.1-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.8.0-14.24-generic 3.8.4
Uname: Linux 3.8.0-14-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.9.2-0ubuntu4
Architecture: amd64
Date: Tue Mar 26 21:09:30 2013
 libsane 1.0.23-0ubuntu1
 libsane-extras N/A
 hplip 3.13.3-1
 hpoj N/A
InstallationDate: Installed on 2013-03-26 (0 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 13.04 "Raring Ringtail" - Alpha amd64+mac (20130326)
Lsusb: Error: command ['lsusb'] failed with exit code 1: unable to initialize libusb: -99
MachineType: innotek GmbH VirtualBox
MarkForUpload: True
ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.8.0-14-generic root=UUID=15ab381e-8084-412f-ae11-ea62215dc258 ro quiet splash vt.handoff=7

SourcePackage: simple-scan
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install) 12/01/2006
dmi.bios.vendor: innotek GmbH
dmi.bios.version: VirtualBox VirtualBox
dmi.board.vendor: Oracle Corporation
dmi.board.version: 1.2
dmi.chassis.type: 1
dmi.chassis.vendor: Oracle Corporation
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvninnotekGmbH:bvrVirtualBox:bd12/01/2006:svninnotekGmbH:pnVirtualBox:pvr1.2:rvnOracleCorporation:rnVirtualBox:rvr1.2:cvnOracleCorporation:ct1:cvr: VirtualBox
dmi.product.version: 1.2
dmi.sys.vendor: innotek GmbH

Ubuntu QA Website (ubuntuqa) wrote :

This bug has been reported on the Ubuntu Package testing tracker.

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tags: added: package-qa-testing
Nicholas Skaggs (nskaggs) wrote :

I tried to recreate, but I get the "No scanners available" message when I do so.. Thus, this does work on my box at least.

This looks like your running virtualbox -- is usb enabled for the virtual machine?

Changed in simple-scan (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
Michael Nagel (nailor) wrote :

(not the original poster) I am running VirtualBox with USB passthrough, and using a connected scanner works, and with no scanner connected I get a proper error message...

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

[Expired for simple-scan (Ubuntu) because there has been no activity for 60 days.]

Changed in simple-scan (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Expired
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