FileNotFoundError in find_package_desktopfile

Bug #1997753 reported by bug bridge
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
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apport (Ubuntu)
Fix Released
Benjamin Drung

Bug Description

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/apport/apport-gtk", line 704, in <module>
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/apport/", line 922, in run_argv
    return self.run_crashes()
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/apport/", line 322, in run_crashes
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/apport/", line 379, in run_crash
    response = self.ui_present_report_details(allowed_to_report)
  File "/usr/share/apport/apport-gtk", line 302, in ui_present_report_details
    self.desktop_info = self.get_desktop_entry()
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/apport/", line 1921, in get_desktop_entry
    desktop_file = apport.fileutils.find_package_desktopfile(
  File "/usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/apport/", line 113, in find_package_desktopfile
    with open(line, "rb") as f:
FileNotFoundError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: '/etc/xdg/autostart/blueman.desktop'

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Tags: kinetic
Benjamin Drung (bdrung)
description: updated
summary: - /usr/share/apport/apport-gtk:FileNotFoundError:/usr/share/apport/apport-
- gtk@704:run_argv:run_crashes:run_crash:ui_present_report_details:get_desktop_entry:find_package_desktopfile
+ FileNotFoundError in find_package_desktopfile
Benjamin Drung (bdrung)
Changed in apport:
milestone: none → 2.24.0
Changed in apport (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in apport:
importance: Undecided → Medium
Benjamin Drung (bdrung)
Changed in apport (Ubuntu):
status: New → In Progress
assignee: nobody → Benjamin Drung (bdrung)
Revision history for this message
Benjamin Drung (bdrung) wrote :
Revision history for this message
Benjamin Drung (bdrung) wrote :
Changed in apport:
status: New → Fix Committed
Benjamin Drung (bdrung)
Changed in apport:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Revision history for this message
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package apport - 2.24.0-0ubuntu1

apport (2.24.0-0ubuntu1) lunar; urgency=medium

  * New upstream bug-fix release.
    - Catch malformed problem reports (LP: #1996040)
    - Catch ValueError: not enough values to unpack (LP: #1995100)
    - Catch FileNotFoundError for missing desktop files (LP: #1997753)
    - Catch binascii.Error: Incorrect padding (LP: #1997912)
    - Catch AttributeError: NoneType object has no attribute origins
      (LP: #1997973)
  * Drop cherry-picked upstream patches
  * oem-getlogs: Use colon instead of a dot for chown command
  * Remove redundant section from apport-noui
  * Clarify that apport-noui is empty
  * Run black, isort, pydocstyle, pylint during package build

 -- Benjamin Drung <email address hidden> Thu, 08 Dec 2022 01:37:20 +0100

Changed in apport (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Released
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