Software Center version 4.1.9 has been released and will prevent this
crash in Software Center itself, pending the real fix at the library
level. Thanks all!

software-center (4.1.9) oneiric; urgency=low

  [ Michael Vogt ]
  * data/ui/*.ui:
    - move into data/ui/gtk preparing the gtk3 merge
  * utils/piston-helpers/*.py:
    - return exitcode 1 on expections
  * softwarecenter/backend/
    - properly copy when building the command

  [ Gary Lasker ]
  * merge lp:~evfool/software-center/nonetworkfixes to fix menu
    item network state bugs, many thanks to Robert Roth
    (LP: #802919, LP: #802920)
  * softwarecenter/ui/gtk/
    - fix crash on a network change event (LP: #804414)
  * softwarecenter/ui/gtk/
    - gracefully handle AttributeError from zeitgeist pending
      fix in zeitgeist itself, fixes crasher (LP: #807282)
  * softwarecenter/ui/gtk/,
    - fix crash when searching gmenu paths (LP: #793024)

  [ Aaron Peachey ]
  * softwarecenter/backend/, 
    - correct modify/delete UI callback behaviour with
      new spawn helper and pagination code (LP: #807010)
    - fix submit_usefulness and report_abuse callbacks
      to work with the new spawn_helper and pagination code

 -- Michael Vogt <>  Wed, 13 Jul 2011 16:11:35

** Changed in: software-center
       Status: Fix Committed => Fix Released

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  <process> crashed with AttributeError in __getattr__(): 'Symbol'
  object has no attribute 'MODIFY_EVENT' in zeitgeist python library

Status in Ubuntu Software Center:
  Fix Released
Status in Zeitgeist Framework:
Status in “zeitgeist” package in Ubuntu:
Status in “zeitgeist” source package in Oneiric:

Bug description:
  I had just clicked the Arista Transcoder entry under the recommended
  list and was looking at the optional packages when I got the apport

  ProblemType: Crash
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
  Package: software-center 4.1.8
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0-3.4-generic 3.0.0-rc5
  Uname: Linux 3.0-3-generic x86_64
  Architecture: amd64
  Date: Thu Jul  7 19:21:35 2011
  EcryptfsInUse: Yes
  ExecutablePath: /usr/share/software-center/software-center
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" - Alpha amd64 (20110705.1)
  InterpreterPath: /usr/bin/python2.7
  PackageArchitecture: all
  ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/python /usr/bin/software-center
  PythonArgs: ['/usr/bin/software-center']
  SourcePackage: software-center
  Title: software-center crashed with AttributeError in __getattr__(): 'Symbol' 
object has no attribute 'MODIFY_EVENT'
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
  UserGroups: adm admin cdrom dialout lpadmin plugdev sambashare

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