software-center crashed with signal 5 in _XReadEvents()

Bug #1205932 reported by Robert Hunt on 2013-07-28
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Bug Description

Description: Ubuntu Saucy Salamander (development branch)
Release: 13.10

software-center:
  Installed: 13.07-0ubuntu4
  Candidate: 13.07-0ubuntu4
  Version table:
 *** 13.07-0ubuntu4 0
        500 http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy/main amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

I was attempting to search for OpenJDK and the Software Center crashed instead.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 13.10
Package: software-center 13.07-0ubuntu4
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.10.0-5.15-generic 3.10.2
Uname: Linux 3.10.0-5-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: wl
ApportVersion: 2.11-0ubuntu1
Architecture: amd64
Date: Sun Jul 28 23:31:15 2013
ExecutablePath: /usr/share/software-center/software-center
InstallationDate: Installed on 2013-07-28 (0 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 13.10 "Saucy Salamander" - Alpha amd64 (20130728)
InterpreterPath: /usr/bin/python2.7
MarkForUpload: True
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/python /usr/bin/software-center
ProcEnviron:
 LANGUAGE=en_GB:en
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 XDG_RUNTIME_DIR=<set>
 LANG=en_GB.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
Signal: 5
SourcePackage: software-center
StacktraceTop:
 ?? () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libX11.so.6
 ?? () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libX11.so.6
 _XReadEvents () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libX11.so.6
 ?? () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libcairo.so.2
 cairo_surface_flush () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libcairo.so.2
Title: software-center crashed with signal 5 in _XReadEvents()
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
UserGroups: adm cdrom dip lpadmin plugdev sambashare sudo

Robert Hunt (robertgahunt) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this crash and helping to make this software better. This particular crash has already been reported and is a duplicate of bug #1196152, so is being marked as such. Please look at the other bug report to see if there is any missing information that you can provide, or to see if there is a workaround for the bug. Additionally, any further discussion regarding the bug should occur in the other report. Please continue to report any other bugs you may find.

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tags: removed: need-amd64-retrace
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