crashed with UnicodeDecodeError in _on_one_gwibber_account(): 'ascii' codec can't decode byte 0xc3 in position 14: ordinal not in range(128)

Bug #836911 reported by Adolfo Jayme on 2011-08-29
This bug affects 12 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
software-center (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Can’t open dialog to submit a review.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: software-center 4.1.20
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-9.14-generic 3.0.3
Uname: Linux 3.0.0-9-generic i686
NonfreeKernelModules: wl
Architecture: i386
Date: Mon Aug 29 13:22:39 2011
ExecutablePath: /usr/share/software-center/
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" - Alpha i386 (20110723)
InterpreterPath: /usr/bin/python2.7
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/python /usr/share/software-center/ --pkgname brasero --iconname brasero --parent-xid None --version 3.0.0-1ubuntu4 --origin ubuntu --datadir /usr/share/software-center/ --appname Brasero\ Disc\ Burner
 PATH=(custom, no user)
PythonArgs: ['/usr/share/software-center/', '--pkgname', 'brasero', '--iconname', 'brasero', '--parent-xid', 'None', '--version', '3.0.0-1ubuntu4', '--origin', 'ubuntu', '--datadir', '/usr/share/software-center/', '--appname', 'Brasero Disc Burner']
SourcePackage: software-center
Title: crashed with UnicodeDecodeError in _on_one_gwibber_account(): 'ascii' codec can't decode byte 0xc3 in position 14: ordinal not in range(128)
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to oneiric on 2011-07-27 (33 days ago)
UserGroups: admin

Adolfo Jayme (fitojb) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Kiwinote (kiwinote) on 2011-09-08
visibility: private → public
Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
Changed in software-center (Ubuntu Oneiric):
assignee: nobody → Canonical Desktop Team (canonical-desktop-team)
milestone: none → ubuntu-11.10
Martin Pitt (pitti) on 2011-09-26
Changed in software-center (Ubuntu Oneiric):
assignee: Canonical Desktop Team (canonical-desktop-team) → Gary Lasker (gary-lasker)
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 Oneiric):
assignee: Gary Lasker (gary-lasker) → Kiwinote (kiwinote)
status: Confirmed → Fix Committed
tags: added: bugpattern-needed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package software-center -

software-center ( oneiric; urgency=low

  [ Kiwinote ]
  * softwarecenter/db/
    - update the sc-agent db even if there are no apps available (LP: #857268)
  * softwarecenter/
    - fix UnicodeDecodeError in get_icon_from_theme() (LP: #839391)
  * utils/
    - fix UnicodeDecodeError in _on_one_gwibber_account() (LP: #836911)

  [ Gary Lasker ]
  * softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/
    - fix intermittent startup crashes (LP: #846674, LP: #857989)

  [ Matthew McGowan ]
  * work around some oddness that seems to have broken

  [ Michael Vogt ]
  * softwarecenter/ui/gtk3/
    - do not crash if there is no active pane
  * softwarecenter/backend/
    - be more robust against db corruption when writing out
      the bsddb for unity (LP: #858437)
  * softwarecenter/backend/
    - port to the new SSO dbus API (LP: #857514)

  [ Didier Roche ]
  * lp:~didrocks/software-center/replace_logintext_by_helptext:
    - use help_text internally to be aligned with the new ubuntu SSO
      parameter name (LP: #857514)
 -- Michael Vogt <email address hidden> Mon, 26 Sep 2011 16:59:33 +0200

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