I will file a bug report once I know some more details. Perhaps I
a good reproducer. The tip about --verbose is helpful.
(org.gnome.Software:26255): Gs-WARNING **: State change on audacious-plugin-fc from
installed to available is not OK
(org.gnome.Software:26255): Gs-WARNING **: failed to install audacious-plugin-fc: do not
know how to install app in state installed
First almost always reproducible issue I've found is what I had reported
a long ago. I cannot find the old ticket. It could be that it got lost in
the EOL spam.
1. start gnome-software, look up a program with plugins
2. click checkbox to uninstall a plugin package
3. --wait a bit--
4. --believe everything is done, checkbox is unchecked, G-S reloads/refreshes its
5. --rpm thinks the package has been removed successfully--
6. --realize it's a plugin you want to keep--
7. click checkbox to install the same plugin package again
Package will be installed successfully, but a window appears:
| Are you sure you want to remove PKGNAME?
| PKGNAME will be removed, and you will have to
| install it to use it again.
| [Cancel] [Remove]
| Sorry, this did not work
| Installation of PKGNAME failed.
| [ Close ]
And "rpm" shows it has been installed successfully.
There are variations of steps 1-7. Basically, one can also start with
installing a package, then remove it, only to install it once more.
In either case, gnome-software gets confused.
I've not managed to reproduce the five windows so far. That had required
less mouse-clicks than what I've done above, so I'm done with this for