software-center crashed with DBusException in call_blocking()

Bug #441635 reported by David Lerouvillois on 2009-10-03
This bug affects 13 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
software-center (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: software-center

When I click on the button install nothing is doing and the application crash.

ProblemType: Crash
Architecture: i386
Date: Sat Oct 3 21:03:49 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
ExecutablePath: /usr/share/software-center/software-center
InterpreterPath: /usr/bin/python2.6
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Package: software-center 0.4.4
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/python /usr/bin/software-center
 PATH=(custom, user)
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-11.38-generic
PythonArgs: ['/usr/bin/software-center']
SourcePackage: software-center
Title: software-center crashed with DBusException in call_blocking()
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-11-generic i686
UserGroups: adm admin audio cdrom dialout dip floppy fuse lpadmin netdev plugdev sambashare scanner vboxusers video

tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Michael Vogt (mvo) wrote :

Thanks for your bugreport.

What happens if you run:
$ sudo aptd --debug

Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
Michael Vogt (mvo) on 2009-10-12
visibility: private → public
Mathias (mathias-me) wrote :

I tried to install notify-osd via the softwarecenter. After clicking install nothing happened and i closed the application with "x". Then i noticed in the synaptic package manager that it was already installed ?!

Omer Akram (om26er) wrote :

Thanks for the bug report. software center 1 had indeed quite a few problems but version 2 have been a much better native. is anyone still facing this issue with Ubuntu 10.04 or 10.10

Omer Akram (om26er) wrote :

We are closing this bug report because it lacks the information we need to investigate the problem, as described in the previous comments. Please reopen it if you can give us the missing information, and don't hesitate to submit bug reports in the future. To reopen the bug report you can click on the current status, under the Status column, and change the Status back to "New". Thanks again!

Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: Incomplete → Invalid
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