update-manager crashed with EOFError in /usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/UpdateManager/UpdatesAvailable.py: EOF read where not expected

Bug #1035192 reported by Xavier Guillot on 2012-08-10
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
update-manager (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

When I try to run the GUI Software Updater from Unity Dash in Quantal alpha up to date, it crashes and does not run.

The terminal (sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get upgrade) and also Synaptic work well.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.10
Package: update-manager 1:0.168
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.5.0-8.8-generic 3.5.0
Uname: Linux 3.5.0-8-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.4-0ubuntu6

Architecture: amd64
CrashCounter: 1
Date: Fri Aug 10 09:13:42 2012
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/update-manager
 b'com.ubuntu.update-manager' b'first-run' b'false'
 b'com.ubuntu.update-manager' b'launch-time' b'1344472724'
 b'com.ubuntu.update-manager' b'show-details' b'true'
 b'com.ubuntu.update-manager' b'window-height' b'1026'
 b'com.ubuntu.update-manager' b'window-width' b'1631'
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Release amd64 (20120425)
InterpreterPath: /usr/bin/python3.2mu
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/python3 /usr/bin/update-manager --no-update --no-focus-on-map
 PATH=(custom, no user)
PythonArgs: ['/usr/bin/update-manager', '--no-update', '--no-focus-on-map']
SourcePackage: update-manager
Title: update-manager crashed with EOFError in /usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/UpdateManager/UpdatesAvailable.py: EOF read where not expected
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to quantal on 2012-07-28 (12 days ago)
UserGroups: adm cdrom dip lpadmin plugdev sambashare sudo

Xavier Guillot (valeryan-24) wrote :
tags: removed: need-duplicate-check
Changed in update-manager (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
information type: Private → Public
Brian Murray (brian-murray) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. This particular bug has already been reported and is a duplicate of bug 1058884, so it 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.

Changed in update-manager (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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