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Appcenter says there are updates but updates tab is blank #215
The icon says two updates are available. Eight packages are upgradeable according to
This is what Appcenter looks like:
Setup 5 fresh VM's of eOS today and the most consistent thing I could find was enabling Third-Party Software during install causes a broken appcenter. In the attached image, On the left. Freshly installed. Everything default in the install wizard. Firefox installs fine. On the right, I selected 'Enable third party software..etc' but everything else default in the install wizard. Nothing visible in the updates tab although the icon badge has a number and firefox never installs.
Okay, this was pretty tricky to track down, but here's the full analysis:
Something must have been updated/installed recently that's calling
As a temporary workaround to get the updates list to work and packages to install via AppCenter again, you can do:
This will clear the queue and you will then be able to use AppCenter. However, this problem will re-occur whenever
Going forwards, we need to:
The below logs show how PackageKit crashes when you call
The below lines show why the above crash occurs:
It would seem that our build of the aptcc backend doesn't include the
TL;DR this is frightening, some communication on the issue would reassure people who panicked.
Thank you for providing the