software center bug report

Asked by Pavan Kiran Pulapalli on 2013-04-01

pandu@Pavan-Satellite-C640:~$ sudo dpkg-reconfigure software-center --force
Updating software catalog...this may take a moment.
INFO:softwarecenter.db.pkginfo_impl.aptcache:aptcache.open()
WARNING:softwarecenter.db.update:The file: '/usr/share/app-install/desktop/sonic-visualiser:x-sonicvisualiser.desktop' could not be read correctly. The application associated with this file will not be included in the software catalog. Please consider raising a bug report for this issue with the maintainer of that application
WARNING:softwarecenter.db.update:The file: '/usr/share/app-install/desktop/workrave:workrave.desktop' could not be read correctly. The application associated with this file will not be included in the software catalog. Please consider raising a bug report for this issue with the maintainer of that application
WARNING:softwarecenter.db.update:The file: '/usr/share/app-install/desktop/sonic-visualiser:x-sonicvisualiser-layer.desktop' could not be read correctly. The application associated with this file will not be included in the software catalog. Please consider raising a bug report for this issue with the maintainer of that application
Software catalog update was successful.
pandu@Pavan-Satellite-C640:~$ sudo update-software-center
Updating software catalog...this may take a moment.
INFO:softwarecenter.db.pkginfo_impl.aptcache:aptcache.open()
WARNING:softwarecenter.db.update:The file: '/usr/share/app-install/desktop/sonic-visualiser:x-sonicvisualiser.desktop' could not be read correctly. The application associated with this file will not be included in the software catalog. Please consider raising a bug report for this issue with the maintainer of that application
WARNING:softwarecenter.db.update:The file: '/usr/share/app-install/desktop/workrave:workrave.desktop' could not be read correctly. The application associated with this file will not be included in the software catalog. Please consider raising a bug report for this issue with the maintainer of that application
WARNING:softwarecenter.db.update:The file: '/usr/share/app-install/desktop/sonic-visualiser:x-sonicvisualiser-layer.desktop' could not be read correctly. The application associated with this file will not be included in the software catalog. Please consider raising a bug report for this issue with the maintainer of that application
Software catalog update was successful.
pandu@Pavan-Satellite-C640:~$ sudo apt-get install --reinstall software-center
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
  gnome-packagekit-data libtracker-extract-0.14-0 libtracker-miner-0.14-0
  libtracker-sparql-0.14-0 packagekit-backend-aptcc python-packagekit
Use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove them.
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 reinstalled, 0 to remove and 1 not upgraded.
Need to get 0 B/447 kB of archives.
After this operation, 0 B of additional disk space will be used.
dpkg: warning: files list file for package 'linux-image-generic' missing; assuming package has no files currently installed
(Reading database ... 307537 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to replace software-center 5.6.0-0ubuntu1 (using .../software-center_5.6.0-0ubuntu1_all.deb) ...
Unpacking replacement software-center ...
Processing triggers for gnome-menus ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils ...
Processing triggers for bamfdaemon ...
Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/bamf.index...
Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme ...
Processing triggers for packagekit-backend-aptcc ...
Processing triggers for man-db ...
Setting up software-center (5.6.0-0ubuntu1) ...
Updating software catalog...this may take a moment.
INFO:softwarecenter.db.pkginfo_impl.aptcache:aptcache.open()
WARNING:softwarecenter.db.update:The file: '/usr/share/app-install/desktop/sonic-visualiser:x-sonicvisualiser.desktop' could not be read correctly. The application associated with this file will not be included in the software catalog. Please consider raising a bug report for this issue with the maintainer of that application
WARNING:softwarecenter.db.update:The file: '/usr/share/app-install/desktop/workrave:workrave.desktop' could not be read correctly. The application associated with this file will not be included in the software catalog. Please consider raising a bug report for this issue with the maintainer of that application
WARNING:softwarecenter.db.update:The file: '/usr/share/app-install/desktop/sonic-visualiser:x-sonicvisualiser-layer.desktop' could not be read correctly. The application associated with this file will not be included in the software catalog. Please consider raising a bug report for this issue with the maintainer of that application
Software catalog update was successful.
pandu@Pavan-Satellite-C640:~$

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Last query:
2013-04-02
Last reply:
2013-04-02

What is the output of :

ls -la /usr/share/app-install/desktop/sonic-visualiser:x-sonicvisualiser.desktop; uname -a; lsb_release -a

Thanks

Seems linked to the following bugreport, which already affects multiple users:

https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/app-install-data-ubuntu/+bug/1159023

pandu@Pavan-Satellite-C640:~$ ls -la /usr/share/app-install/desktop/sonic-visualiser:x-sonicvisualiser.desktop; uname -a; lsb_release -a
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 286 Mar 29 02:48 /usr/share/app-install/desktop/sonic-visualiser:x-sonicvisualiser.desktop
Linux Pavan-Satellite-C640 3.8.0-16-generic #26-Ubuntu SMP Mon Apr 1 19:55:09 UTC 2013 i686 i686 i686 GNU/Linux
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu Raring Ringtail (development branch)
Release: 13.04
Codename: raring
pandu@Pavan-Satellite-C640:~$

I suggest you subscribe to the linked bug and add that it affects you too. Raring is not ready and not stable.

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