Steve Flynn anothermindbomb at gmail.com
Mon Aug 15 14:14:13 UTC 2011

On Mon, Aug 15, 2011 at 7:25 AM, Roy Strachan <rdstrac at shaw.ca> wrote:

> Hi
> This message is popping up on my screen and I can't figure out how to
> report it.  Launchpad is running me around in circles.  Hopefully
> someone here knows what to do with it.  I sure don't.
> Error Type: <type 'exceptions.TypeError'>
> Error Value: coercing to Unicode: need string or buffer,
> exceptions.SystemError found

>  File : /usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/packagekit/backend.py, line
> 723, in format_string
>    txt = unicode(text, encoding, errors='replace')
`sudo apt-get update` and see which sources give errors (for example 404
errors), and disable those sources in KPackageKit -> Settings -> Edit
Software Sources.


When one person suffers from a delusion it is insanity. When many people
suffer from a delusion it is called religion.
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