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Software Manager crashing in Mint 12 KDE

Postby RevMikePaloAlto on Wed Feb 01, 2012 8:30 pm

Running Mint 12 KDE from a fresh install.
Software Manager opens and then crashes.
Tried the update/upgrade suggestions found elsewhere. Not effective.
Terminal info upon command line launch of mintinstall below:

~ $ mintinstall
/usr/lib/linuxmint/mintInstall/mintinstall.py:252: SyntaxWarning: import * only allowed at module level
def get_status_description(self, transaction):
/usr/lib/linuxmint/mintInstall/mintinstall.py:260: SyntaxWarning: import * only allowed at module level
def get_role_description(self, transaction):
add_categories took 3.847 ms
build_matched_packages took 0.692 ms
8854

[Software Manager splash screen dissappears at this point after a pause and the scroll continues]

add_packages took 2551.125 ms
add_reviews took 407.283 ms

(mintinstall.py:8847): GLib-GObject-CRITICAL **: g_object_set_qdata: assertion `G_IS_OBJECT (object)' failed
__init__ took 3109.876 ms
/usr/lib/linuxmint/mintInstall/mintinstall.py:1137: GtkWarning: Theme directory scalable/animations/small/16x16 of theme Mint-KDE has no size field

if theme.has_icon(cat.icon):
/usr/lib/linuxmint/mintInstall/mintinstall.py:1137: GtkWarning: Theme directory scalable/animations/small/22x22 of theme Mint-KDE has no size field

if theme.has_icon(cat.icon):
show_category took 15.253 ms
Segmentation fault


Software update working via GUI and terminal
Synaptic working

Thank you for any light you can shed on this.
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Re: Software Manager crashing in Mint 12 KDE

Postby xenopeek on Fri Feb 03, 2012 1:41 pm

Others are encountering the same problem;
viewtopic.php?f=91&t=93049&p=534058
viewtopic.php?f=109&t=92457&p=530766
viewtopic.php?f=90&t=92073&p=532676

You may try a:
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suode apt-get update && sudo apt--get upgrade

Or, worst case, reinstall with the Mint 12 KDE final that has been released today. Muon has been named as an alternative to mintinstall.
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Re: Software Manager crashing in Mint 12 KDE

Postby RevMikePaloAlto on Sat Feb 04, 2012 2:33 am

Thank you. update/upgrade sequence not a fix. Muon is working. I'll use that in the interim until time available to re-install.
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Re: Software Manager crashing in Mint 12 KDE

Postby kiko53s on Sun Feb 05, 2012 12:52 pm

I'm having exact same problem...tried suggested ideas to no avail...don't want to re-install...I'll just use Synaptic Package Manager for now????
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Re: Software Manager crashing in Mint 12 KDE

Postby deensokmo on Wed Feb 08, 2012 1:35 am

Also crash after loading a few second., but now I replaced it with Deepin Software center.. Look so good and and friendly to use.. working fine on my Mint 12 KDE.. :D
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Re: Software Manager crashing in Mint 12 KDE

Postby madeinhsa on Wed Feb 15, 2012 3:46 am

I am getting same problem on Linux mint kde 12.,... here is the log..

02/15/12 11:04:58 AM hemantoffice kernel [ 1287.868982] mintinstall[3238]: segfault at 4 ip 015366d4 sp bf8c83bc error 6 in libdbus-1.so.3.5.7[150f000+47000]
02/15/12 11:05:01 AM hemantoffice CRON[3283] (root) CMD (command -v debian-sa1 > /dev/null && debian-sa1 1 1)
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Re: Software Manager crashing in Mint 12 KDE

Postby andlan on Thu Feb 16, 2012 3:01 pm

Same happening to me. Tried all the suggestions given, also tried re-install of Mint. same problem. I can launch software manager, but after 3 seconds it crashes :(

I am very disappointed. I read and watched a number of reviews regarding this distribution. I was convened that this was for me.Without this working this distribution is of no use to me. I think I will try "Kubuntu" instead. I hope someone knows how to resolve this problem.

Thanks
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Re: Software Manager crashing in Mint 12 KDE

Postby xenopeek on Thu Feb 16, 2012 3:22 pm

This is an acknowledged problem of Linux Mint 12 KDE release. The current workaround is to use Muon as a replacement for Software Manager. See here: viewtopic.php?f=109&t=93496

Clem has confirmed the issue, as also described in above link, and the development team will be working on fixing this as part of the Linux Mint 13 development cycle.

For now, you can use Muon as a workaround to this problem. Please have confidence that Clem is aware of the issue and that the development team will be working on fixing this.
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