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software management does not work

Post by apassi1 » Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:58 pm

Hi

I installed Linux Mint a couple of days ago. So far, it's ok.
Software management suddenly stopped working. does not open at all.
I've tried following tricks:

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sudo rm /var/lib/apt/lists/* -vf
sudo apt-get update
and
Go to sources and merge sources

did not help.

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sudo mintinstall

Detected system architecture: 'x86_64' (using 'x86_64')
load_cache took 1004.019 ms
add_categories took 10.672 ms
build_matched_packages took 0.333 ms
add_packages took 4170.769 ms
process_matching_packages took 3.107 ms
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/lib/linuxmint/mintinstall/mintinstall.py", line 2034, in <module>
app = Application()
File "/usr/lib/linuxmint/mintinstall/mintinstall.py", line 59, in wrapper
res = func(*arg)
File "/usr/lib/linuxmint/mintinstall/mintinstall.py", line 628, in __init__
self.add_reviews()
File "/usr/lib/linuxmint/mintinstall/mintinstall.py", line 59, in wrapper
res = func(*arg)
File "/usr/lib/linuxmint/mintinstall/mintinstall.py", line 1452, in add_reviews
review = Review(elements[0], float(elements[1]), elements[2], elements[3], elements[4])
ValueError: invalid literal for float(): 13541
the last line in the above text: ValueError: invalid literal for float(): 13541. What does it mean?

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Re: software management does not work

Post by administrollaattori » Sun Feb 18, 2018 4:26 am

viewtopic.php?t=211785#p1107101
I have resolved the issue for now by copying `_imagingft.so` file from `/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/PIL/` to `/usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/PIL/`.

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Re: software management does not work

Post by Cosmo. » Sun Feb 18, 2018 7:32 am

First mistake: The system specs are missing.
What is your version of Mint and what is the desktop environment? If you don't know open a terminal and enter:

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inxi -Sz
Paste the output here.

You need to give this information for every help request in every thread.
Do not forget this in the future.
apassi1 wrote:
Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:58 pm
sudo mintinstall
Principle mistake. Never run any(!) graphical program or tool via sudo.

Check for ownership problems:
Mark the following command and press ctrl-c

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find $HOME ! -user $USER -type f
open a terminal and press ctrl-shift-V
Mark the complete result inclusive the command with the mouse and press ctrl-shift-C
In the forum click the Code-button above the text box, than press ctrl-v.

Report in case, that there is no output.

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Re: software management does not work

Post by apassi1 » Tue Feb 20, 2018 9:56 am

inxi -Sz:
Kernel: 4.13.0-32-generic x86_64 (64 bit)
Desktop: Cinnamon 3.6.6 Distro: Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia


find $HOME ! -user $USER -type f:
.......cache/dconf”: Lupa evätty (permission denied)

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Re: software management does not work

Post by Cosmo. » Tue Feb 20, 2018 10:31 am

The .cache/dconf/ output is to be expected, because of an old bug in Mint's update manager. But what did you replace by "......."?

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Re: software management does not work

Post by apassi1 » Sun Feb 25, 2018 5:05 am

Cosmo. wrote:
Tue Feb 20, 2018 10:31 am
The .cache/dconf/ output is to be expected, because of an old bug in Mint's update manager. But what did you replace by "......."?
”/home/ilkka/.cache/dconf”: Lupa evätty

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Re: software management does not work

Post by apassi1 » Sun Feb 25, 2018 5:17 am

administrollaattori wrote:
Sun Feb 18, 2018 4:26 am
viewtopic.php?t=211785#p1107101
I have resolved the issue for now by copying `_imagingft.so` file from `/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/PIL/` to `/usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/PIL/`.
How i can copying?
..
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Re: software management does not work

Post by administrollaattori » Sun Feb 25, 2018 7:43 am

apassi1 wrote:
Sun Feb 25, 2018 5:17 am
administrollaattori wrote:
Sun Feb 18, 2018 4:26 am
viewtopic.php?t=211785#p1107101
I have resolved the issue for now by copying `_imagingft.so` file from `/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/PIL/` to `/usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/PIL/`.
How i can copying?
..
Probably is better to reinstall mintinstall

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apt purge mintinstall
apt install mintintall mint-meta-core

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mintinstall
PS. Do NOT use sudo

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Re: software management does not work

Post by apassi1 » Sun Feb 25, 2018 11:40 am

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Probably is better to reinstall mintinstall

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apt purge mintinstall
apt install mintintall mint-meta-core

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mintinstall
PS. Do NOT use sudo
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code: mintinstall not work. It say: the command could not be found
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Re: software management does not work

Post by apassi1 » Sun Feb 25, 2018 12:17 pm

I managed to install "mintinstall" through synapctic package management but it did not help my problem. :evil:
it's hard to be a idiot, "tonttumies" (I mean myself! ) :mrgreen:

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Re: software management does not work

Post by administrollaattori » Sun Feb 25, 2018 12:59 pm

apassi1 wrote:
Sun Feb 25, 2018 12:17 pm
I managed to install "mintinstall" through synapctic package management but it did not help my problem. :evil:
it's hard to be a idiot, "tonttumies" (I mean myself! ) :mrgreen:
My bad .. I made a typo (mintinstall). :oops:

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apt install mintinstall mint-meta-core

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mintinstall

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Re: software management does not work

Post by apassi1 » Sun Feb 25, 2018 1:33 pm

My bad .. I made a typo (mintinstall). :oops:

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apt install mintinstall mint-meta-core

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mintinstall

Okay, now both code works, but the problem still exists.

Should I install Linux Mint again?

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Re: software management does not work

Post by administrollaattori » Sun Feb 25, 2018 4:12 pm

apassi1 wrote:
Sun Feb 25, 2018 1:33 pm
Should I install Linux Mint again?
Is your Mint upgraded from Mint 17?
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Re: software management does not work

Post by apassi1 » Mon Feb 26, 2018 1:31 am

Is your Mint upgraded from Mint 17?
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Re: software management does not work

Post by administrollaattori » Mon Feb 26, 2018 12:59 pm

apassi1 wrote:
Mon Feb 26, 2018 1:31 am
I just thought, because the code claims that you use Gnome-desktop. Re-installation can be the easiest option. :wink:

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