software-center crashed with AttributeError in _on_allocate(): 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'set_width'

Bug #725642 reported by ubby on 2011-02-26
This bug affects 6 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
software-center (Ubuntu)
Gary Lasker

Bug Description

Binary package hint: software-center

I get this bug when testing Ubuntu 11.04 daily build from today in virtualbox.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.04
Package: software-center 3.1.20
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.38-5.32-generic 2.6.38-rc6
Uname: Linux 2.6.38-5-generic i686
Architecture: i386
Date: Sat Feb 26 18:13:07 2011
ExecutablePath: /usr/share/software-center/software-center
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal" - Alpha i386 (20110226)
InterpreterPath: /usr/bin/python2.7
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/python /usr/bin/software-center
PythonArgs: ['/usr/bin/software-center']
SourcePackage: software-center
Title: software-center crashed with AttributeError in _on_allocate(): 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'set_width'
 Traceback (most recent call last):
   File "/usr/share/software-center/softwarecenter/view/", line 176, in _on_allocate
 AttributeError: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'set_width'
UserGroups: adm admin cdrom dialout lpadmin plugdev sambashare

ubby (kostas-sytske) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
visibility: private → public
Per-Inge (per-inge-hallin) wrote :

Software Center crashes every 5 second

Per-Inge (per-inge-hallin) wrote :

When Software Center is started a second time it works

Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Committed
importance: Undecided → Medium
assignee: nobody → Gary Lasker (gary-lasker)
Gary Lasker (gary-lasker) wrote :

Thanks very much all for taking the time to report this bug. The fix for this has been committed and will be available soon with the next development release of Software Center. Please continue to report any bugs or issue that you may encounter as you use Software Center. Your help is very much appreciated!

Gary Lasker (gary-lasker) wrote :

Fix released with version 3.1.23 of software-center:

software-center (3.1.23) natty; urgency=low

  [ Gary Lasker ]
  * softwarecenter/view/
    - fix broken downloadable icon code, improve error checking
    - update Unity launcher integration code per recent detailsview
  * softwarecenter/view/widgets/
    - remove the additional border space in the navigation bar
      (LP: #729053)
  * softwarecenter/view/
    - for subclasses of CategoriesViewGtk, connect events only after
      the UI has been fully created (LP: #721704, LP: #725642)

  [ Aaron Peachey ]
    * softwarecenter/db/
      - fix missing log handler when run by update-software-center
        (LP: #728896)

  [ Michael Vogt ]
  * merged lp:~mmcg069/software-center/small-catview-cleanup that
    fixes problems in the subcategies display
  * merged lp:~weblive-dev/software-center/software-center-use-module,
    many thanks to Stephane Graber. This will use the upstream weblive
    python module where possible
  * softwarecenter/db/
    - ensure appname is unicode to fix review stats lookup (e.g. for

 -- Michael Vogt <email address hidden> Mon, 07 Mar 2011 19:25:17 +0100

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