Ubuntu Software Center crashes at startup in KDE (glib.GError: Icon 'computer' not present in theme)

Bug #466271 reported by Erik Westlund on 2009-10-31
This bug affects 12 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
software-center (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: software-center

Ubuntu 9.10, KDE 4.3

Output from console:

ed@vd-erik:~$ software-center
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/software-center", line 80, in <module>
    app = SoftwareCenterApp(datadir, xapian_base_path)
  File "/usr/share/software-center/softwarecenter/app.py", line 171, in __init__
    self.view_switcher = ViewSwitcher(datadir, self.icons)
  File "/usr/share/software-center/softwarecenter/view/viewswitcher.py", line 52, in __init__
    store = ViewSwitcherList(datadir, icons)
  File "/usr/share/software-center/softwarecenter/view/viewswitcher.py", line 144, in __init__
    icon = AnimatedImage(self.icons.load_icon("computer", self.ICON_SIZE, 0))
glib.GError: Icon 'computer' not present in theme

ProblemType: Crash
Architecture: i386
Date: Sat Oct 31 10:20:54 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
ExecutablePath: /usr/share/software-center/software-center
InterpreterPath: /usr/bin/python2.6
Package: software-center 1.0.2
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/python /usr/bin/software-center
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-14.48-generic-pae
PythonArgs: ['/usr/bin/software-center']
SourcePackage: software-center
Title: software-center crashed with GError in __init__()
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-14-generic-pae i686
UserGroups: adm admin audio cdrom dialout dip fax fuse lpadmin netdev plugdev sambashare tape video

Erik Westlund (erik-vikingdata) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
visibility: private → public
summary: - Ubuntu Software Center crashes at startup in KDE
+ Ubuntu Software Center crashes at startup in KDE (glib.GError: Icon
+ 'computer' not present in theme)
Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Triaged

as of May 21. 2010 in ubuntu LTS 10.04 still not fixed...

bigbrovar (bigbrovar) wrote :

Its bugs like this which make people say Kubuntu is nothing but a blue haired leftchild of canonical. Fair enough software center was not shipped with kubuntu, but at least fix bugs which prevent it from being used on kde surely that can not be too difficult?

Kiwinote (kiwinote) on 2010-07-19
Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
assignee: nobody → Kiwinote (kiwinote)
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package software-center - 2.1.6

software-center (2.1.6) maverick; urgency=low

  [ Kiwinote ]
  * data/software-center.menu.in:
    - update query for fonts category (LP: #531570, #605459)
  * debian/control:
    - depend on humanity-icon-theme, rather than gnome-icon-theme
  * softwarecenter/app.py:
    - always append the humanity-icon-theme to the iconpath (LP: #436310, #466271, #527503, #556335, #594795)
  * softwarecenter/view/availablepane.py:
    - capitalize 'install n items' button label for mpt (LP: #605052)
  * softwarecenter/view/catview_gtk.py:
    - speed up carousel transition (thanks nuthinking) (LP: #604627)
  * softwarecenter/view/catview.py:
    - allow 'OR' tag inside an 'AND' tag

  [ Michael Vogt ]
  * softwarecenter/db/database.py:
    - parse axi values file for cataloged_time support
  * merged lp:~mvo/software-center/new-apps-test1 that adds support
    for a proper a "Whats new" category based on the xapian
    cataloged_time information
  * debian/control:
    - recommend aptdaemon (>= 0.38ubuntu1) to get catalogued_time
    - recommend sessioninstaller for PK compatible session API
  * merged lp:~hellium/software-center/logging, thanks to
    Geliy Sokolov
  * merged lp:~mmcg069/software-center/bigger-icons, the icon size
    is actually the same, name is a bit misleading. It contains a new
    actionbar, but that is not yet enabled as its not feature complete
  * merged lp:~didrocks/software-center/fix-running-standalone-pane,
    many thanks
  * Support "pkgname/long appname with spaces" on the commandline when
    a single argument is passed. Without "/" its just considered a

  [ Gary Lasker ]
  * merge lp:~mmcg069/software-center/appdetailsview-gtk-mpt, many nice
    UI tweaks and improvements from Matthew McGowan, thanks!
  * softwarecenter/view/widgets/navigationbar.py,
    - remove the old navigation bar as we won't be going back to it
  * softwarecenter/view/availablepane.py:
    - don't call set_category if viewing details or searching to
      reduce unnecessary applist refreshes
  * softwarecenter/view/appview.py;
    - fix app row reselect in the applist view for sorted lists and also
      for channels when the model is regenerated rather than replaced
      (LP: #609945)
  * test/test_appview.py:
      add tests for correct sorting for app insert case and for
      index map updating
  * merge lp:~didrocks/software-center/add-remove-multiple to add a
    remove_multiple method to aptd.py, thanks to Didier Roche!
 -- Michael Vogt <email address hidden> Tue, 27 Jul 2010 19:45:53 +0200

Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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