Hello Will, or anyone else affected,
Accepted gnome-software into yakkety-proposed. The package will build
now and be available at https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnome-
software/3.20.1+git20161013.0.d77d6cf-0ubuntu2 in a few hours, and then
in the -proposed repository.
Please help us by testing this new package. See
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/EnableProposed for documentation how to
enable and use -proposed. Your feedback will aid us getting this update
out to other Ubuntu users.
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mentioning the version of the package you tested, and change the tag
from verification-needed to verification-done. If it does not fix the
bug for you, please add a comment stating that, and change the tag to
verification-failed. In either case, details of your testing will help
us make a better decision.
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Can't auth against U1 in g-s
Status in gnome-software package in Ubuntu:
Status in gnome-software source package in Xenial:
Status in gnome-software source package in Yakkety:
Authentication using Ubuntu One credentials to install/remove snaps always
fails. This is due to a behaviour change in snapd (no longer accepts login
requests from non-root users). Existing credentials continue to work.
1. Delete any existing credentials by deleting passwords marked
"com.ubuntu.UbuntuOne.GnomeSoftware" using Seahorse.
2. Start GNOME Software
3. Search for a snap (e.g. "moon-buggy")
4. Install Snap
5. Enter Ubuntu One credentials when prompted
Dialog says "Incorrect email or password".
Authentication completes and the snap is installed.
The solution is to use a new D-Bus service (snapd-login-service) and new
library (snapd-glib) to get the Macaroon from snapd. This has some risk of
introducing new bugs. The change is minimised (other snapd code paths
unchanged) and the alternative is login to be impossible.
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