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Bug 88244

Summary: no GUI after upgrade
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Volker Meyer <v.meyer>
Component: up2dateAssignee: Adrian Likins <alikins>
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE QA Contact: Fanny Augustin <fmoquete>
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Priority: high    
Version: 9CC: gafton, mihai.ibanescu
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Description Volker Meyer 2003-04-08 04:57:41 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.0.1)
Gecko/20020823 Netscape/7.0 (BDP)

Description of problem:
while up2date-gnome worked perfectly before the upgrade to RH9, now it
produces the following error:
(up2date:1561): Gdk-WARNING **: DESKTOP_STARTUP_ID contains invalid UTF-8
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/sbin/up2date", line 993, in ?
  File "/usr/sbin/up2date", line 772, in main
    from up2date_client import gui
  File "", line 24, in ?
ImportError: No module named ui

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. run up2date on an X-Server

Actual Results:  See error-msg.

Expected Results:  What would one expect??? =:))))

Additional info:

Comment 1 Adrian Likins 2003-04-09 19:30:19 UTC
what was the upgrade to 9 from?

the module in question should be in the
package gnome-python2

can you verify that package is installed?

   rpm -q gnome-python2 

It is required by the up2date-gnome package, so
it should be there, but the error you quote
seems to indicate it is not. 

What mechanism was used to upgrade to 9?

Comment 2 Volker Meyer 2003-04-10 05:43:06 UTC
upgrade was from RH8.0 to RH9.
[vmeyer@tassilo vmeyer]$rpm -V gnome-python2
[vmeyer@tassilo vmeyer]$rpm -q gnome-python2
[vmeyer@tassilo vmeyer]$
Package appears to be correctly installed
The mechanism to upgarde was rpm in conjunction with up2date.
The "old" up2date was launched from the commandline with
"up2date -d up2date"
Several dependencies were checked and a few additional packages were downloaded.
I don't recall all of them, but all the packages in question were put in a
seperate folder from which the command 
rpm -Uvh *.rpm 
was issued.
Installation worked without errors.

Comment 3 Volker Meyer 2003-04-10 06:22:46 UTC
Meanwhile not even the commandline-version works.
I get the error:
[root@tassilo root]$up2date -l
There was an SSL error: [('SSL routines', 'SSL23_WRITE', 'ssl handshake failure')]
A common cause of this error is the system time being incorrect. Verify that the
time on this system is correct.
[root@tassilo root]$
I can set the time to whatever time I want. I can change the value of TZ to
whatever zone I please: I always get the error

Comment 4 Mark J. Cox 2003-06-02 11:42:14 UTC
Removing security status - upgrading from 8.0 to 9 by just updating the rpms may
well have unexpected side effects.

Comment 5 Need Real Name 2004-01-20 15:36:01 UTC
I had the same problem. 

A fix is to remove the "orphaned" directory
/usr/lib/python2.2/site-packages/gnome so that the right directory 
/usr/lib/python2.2/site-packages/gtk-2.0/gnome gets used.

Also may need to update libbonobo. The one that came with RH8 was
missing a few files.