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software-center-gtk3 crashed with UnicodeDecodeError in __str__(): 'ascii' codec can't decode byte 0xc3 in position 19: ordinal not in range(128)

Reported by Aquilon on 2011-08-23
260
This bug affects 33 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
software-center (Ubuntu)
High
Kiwinote

Bug Description

Test the new software center who's crashing when i tried to go in the software section.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: software-center 4.1.17
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-9.13-generic 3.0.3
Uname: Linux 3.0.0-9-generic i686
Architecture: i386
Date: Tue Aug 23 11:31:38 2011
ExecutablePath: /usr/share/software-center/software-center-gtk3
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" - Release i386 (20101007)
InterpreterPath: /usr/bin/python2.7
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/python /usr/bin/software-center-gtk3
ProcEnviron:
 SHELL=/bin/bash
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 LC_MESSAGES=fr_FR.UTF-8
 LANG=fr_FR.UTF-8
 LANGUAGE=fr:en
PythonArgs: ['/usr/bin/software-center-gtk3']
SourcePackage: software-center
Title: software-center-gtk3 crashed with UnicodeDecodeError in __str__(): 'ascii' codec can't decode byte 0xc3 in position 19: ordinal not in range(128)
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to oneiric on 2011-08-20 (2 days ago)
UserGroups: adm admin cdrom dialout lpadmin plugdev sambashare

Aquilon (marc-descharles) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
tags: added: bugpattern-needed
Kiwinote (kiwinote) on 2011-08-26
visibility: private → public
Kiwinote (kiwinote) wrote :

Hi! Thanks for your bug report. The bug you describe has been fixed in the branch I have linked and should be available in the next release. Please continue to report any bugs you may find in software-center. Thanks again for your help!

Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Kiwinote (kiwinote)
importance: Undecided → High
status: Confirmed → Fix Committed
crtm (carlosrtm) wrote :

Software center crash when i tried to iniciate, after update

Gary Lasker (gary-lasker) wrote :

Thanks for your fix, kiwinote! Your branch is merged to trunk now and this fix will be available soon in the next development release of Software Center.

tags: removed: bugpattern-needed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package software-center - 4.1.21

---------------
software-center (4.1.21) oneiric; urgency=low

  [ Kiwinote ]
  * AUTHORS:
    - add credits for the new icon (LP: #834882)
  * a stash of unicode fixes to make s-c-gtk3 usable around the world
    (LP: #831865, LP: #834409, LP: #834312)
  * softwarecenter/db/update.py:
    - fix reinstall previous purchases (LP: #834984)
  * softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/panes/availablepane.py:
    - set title for 'previous purchases' list view (LP: #833960)
  * softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/panes/softwarepane.py:
    - fix None.copy() such that switching panes works again (LP: #834196)
  * softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/widgets/buttons.py:
    - escape application name in tiles (LP: #835876)

  [ Jacob Johan Edwards ]
  * softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/panes/softwarepane.py:
    - fix the spinner display when loading slow views (LP: #830682)

  [ Gabor Kelemen ]
  * po/POTFILES.in,
    po/POTFILES.skip:
    - update per latest configuration, add new gtk3 files

  [ Matthew McGowan ]
  * softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/widgets/buttons.py :
    - resize fix for Top Rated and What's New tiles (LP: #833697)
  * softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/views/catview_gtk.py,
    softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/widgets/containers.py:
    - disable the rendering of the checkboard pattern in the
      grid views (at request of mpt)
   * lp:~mmcg069/software-center/description-tweaks:
     - fix badly rendered package descriptions, other tweaks
       (LP: #833954)
   * lp:~mmcg069/software-center/globalpane-themeability:
     - various theming fixes (LP: #828092, LP: #830681,
       LP: #830738 and LP: #838382)

  [ Gary Lasker ]
  * software-center,
    software-center-gtk3,
    softwarecenter/db/update.py:
    - enable CJK support in Xapian (LP: #745243)
  * po/software-center.pot:
    - refresh .pot file
  * softwarecenter/ui/gtk/widgets/thumbnail.py:
    - fix missing icon in theme to let non-gtk3 version
      launch again, also fixes all gtk unit tests
  * test/test_database.py:
    - update unit test

  [ Didier Roche ]
  * softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/panes/installedpane.py,
    softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/views/appview.py,
    softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/widgets/menubutton.py,
    softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/widgets/oneconfviews.py,
    softwarecenter/db/appfilter.py,
    softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/app.py,
    data/ui/gtk3/SoftwareCenter.ui:
    - brings back OneConf to software center gtk3 with a fresh new design
      (LP: #838623)
  * debian/control:
    - depends on latest oneconf
 -- Gary Lasker <email address hidden> Thu, 01 Sep 2011 11:55:14 -0400

Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Josef Andersson (northar) wrote :

Still there in 5.01.3

Josef Andersson (northar) wrote :

_str__(): 'ascii' codec can't decode byte 0xc3 in position 1: ordinal not in range(128)

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