update-software-center crashed with AttributeError in __init__(): type object 'File' has no attribute 'new_for_path'

Bug #852096 reported by JimT on 2011-09-16
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Bug Description

After fresh install - updates had just completed, followed by a restart. Computer sat for approximately 5 minutes and this error popped up on the screen.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: software-center 4.1.23.2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-11.18-generic 3.0.4
Uname: Linux 3.0.0-11-generic i686
ApportVersion: 1.23-0ubuntu1
Architecture: i386
Date: Fri Sep 16 10:12:55 2011
ExecutablePath: /usr/share/software-center/update-software-center
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" - Beta i386 (20110901)
InterpreterPath: /usr/bin/python2.7
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/python /usr/sbin/update-software-center --triggered 4.1.20
ProcEnviron:
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
PythonArgs: ['/usr/sbin/update-software-center', '--triggered', '4.1.20']
SourcePackage: software-center
Title: update-software-center crashed with AttributeError in __init__(): type object 'File' has no attribute 'new_for_path'
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
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JimT (tuttle-j) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this crash and helping to make Ubuntu better. This particular crash has already been reported and is a duplicate of bug #845280, so is being marked as such. Please look at the other bug report to see if there is any missing information that you can provide, or to see if there is a workaround for the bug. Additionally, any further discussion regarding the bug should occur in the other report. Please continue to report any other bugs you may find.

tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
visibility: private → public
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