"Installed Software" lists all available packages

Bug #799713 reported by Michael Terry on 2011-06-20
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This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
software-center (Ubuntu)
Medium
Kiwinote
Oneiric
Medium
Kiwinote

Bug Description

Binary package hint: software-center

Clicking on the "Installed Software" toplevel category, I would expect to see a list of all installed software. Instead, I'm presented with a list of all available packages, installed or not. See screenshot.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: software-center 4.1.6
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0-0.1-generic 3.0.0-rc2
Uname: Linux 3.0-0-generic i686
Architecture: i386
Date: Mon Jun 20 08:46:26 2011
EcryptfsInUse: Yes
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal" - Release i386 (20110422)
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcEnviron:
 LANGUAGE=en_US:en
 PATH=(custom, user)
 LANG=en_US.utf8
 LC_MESSAGES=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: software-center
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Michael Terry (mterry) wrote :

Hi Michael,

Are you running this from -proposed? I ran from trunk and don't get such a problem (branch code and run './software-center' from the root of the source tree.

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Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete

Of course I should have said that I only see installed software when doing this.

Michael Terry (mterry) wrote :

I haven't tested trunk but am in oneiric, running the recently-released 4.1.6.

Jean-Baptiste Lallement (jibel) wrote :

It's reproducible on a fresh installation as well as on an up to date oneiric system. Setting to triage/medium and targeting to Oneiric.

Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: Incomplete → Triaged
Changed in software-center (Ubuntu Oneiric):
assignee: nobody → Canonical Desktop Team (canonical-desktop-team)
Martin Pitt (pitti) on 2011-06-22
Changed in software-center (Ubuntu Oneiric):
assignee: Canonical Desktop Team (canonical-desktop-team) → Gary Lasker (gary-lasker)
Jean-Baptiste Lallement (jibel) wrote :

I also noticed when selecting one of this "not installed" package and clicking on "More info" s-c displays a 'Not found' page.

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Jean-Baptiste Lallement (jibel) wrote :

On a side note, I filed bug 800613 against Unity which also displays some of the applications as available for installation but are not. So that's probably something to do with the indexer.

Kiwinote (kiwinote) on 2011-07-27
Changed in software-center (Ubuntu Oneiric):
assignee: Gary Lasker (gary-lasker) → Kiwinote (kiwinote)
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package software-center - 4.1.11

---------------
software-center (4.1.11) oneiric; urgency=low

  [ Michael Vogt ]
  * utils/show_top_rated_for_various_powers.py:
    - add helper to help with the parameterization of the top-rated
      algorithm
  * some cleanup and new test/gtk3/test_navhistory.py
  * merged from lp:~aaronp/software-center/more-top-rated, many
    thanks to Aaron Peachey!
  * move the AppEnquire code from ui.gtk3 into the generic db space
    and add gobject query-complete signal
  * test/gtk3/test_purchase.py:
    - add tests for reinstall previous purchase
  * softwarecenter/ui/gtk3:
    - use datadir for the gtk3 art and css

  [ Gary Lasker ]
  * softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/views/appdetailsview_gtk.py:
    - port recent crash fixes and the standalone deb install
      startup time improvements to the gtk3 branch
  * softwarecenter/ui/gtk/appdetailsview_gtk.py,
    softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/views/appdetailsview_gtk.py:
    - fix incorrect display of command line launch details
      (LP: #817524)
  * utils/submit_review.py:
    - display app name rather than package name in the edit
      review dialog title (LP: #818306)

  [ Kiwinote ]
  * softwarecenter/distro/Ubuntu.py:
    - ensure get_downloadable_icon_url() returns a string (LP: #810552)
  * softwarecenter/ui/gtk/appview.py:
    - lowlevel cache isn't available on startup, so query it only on demand
    - fix normal cache to correctly filter out unavailable pkgs (LP: #799713)

  [ Aaron Peachey ]
  * lp:~aaronp/software-center/more-top-rated:
    - support top rated carousel for subcategories like Games or
      Development Tools
 -- Michael Vogt <email address hidden> Mon, 01 Aug 2011 16:15:31 +0200

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