Bug 1285510 - Updating software via gnome software reboot, fails because a CURL error in an additional repo
Updating software via gnome software reboot, fails because a CURL error in an...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-software (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Richard Hughes
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2015-11-25 14:34 EST by Jesús Abelardo Saldívar Aguilar
Modified: 2016-12-28 15:21 EST (History)
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2015-11-25 14:34 EST, Jesús Abelardo Saldívar Aguilar
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Description Jesús Abelardo Saldívar Aguilar 2015-11-25 14:34:44 EST
Created attachment 1098942 [details]
Oracle VirtualBox repo

Description of problem:

Updating software fails after restarting because a CURL error.

(sorry for the bad english)

When I press the "restart and update" button in Gnome Software, the system
restarts, then fails when it's begining to install the software updates, restarts again, and finally a Gnome Software window appears, showing a fail message:

Curl error (6): Couldn't resolve host name for https://www.virtualbox.org/download/oracle_vbox.asc [Could not resolve host: www.virtualbox.org]

I have the Oracle VirtualBox repo installed in /etc/yum.repos.d

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

Gnome Software 3.18.3

How reproducible:

Maybe you need to have installed the Oracle Virtualbox Repo from http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/rpm/fedora/virtualbox.repo

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Wait to have software updates to install on Gnome Software
2. Press "restart and install" button on the updates section of Gnome Software
3. Wait for the system to restart.

Actual results:

Updates not installed. Updating the system fails and Gnome Software appears with an error message.

Expected results:

The software packages should be updated.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Richard Hughes 2016-01-08 04:44:13 EST
I'm unable to test with Virtualbox, but are there any other things you can add to the bug? Does this still happen after applying the first update manually, for example?
Comment 2 Benjamin Xiao 2016-05-04 23:57:00 EDT
I am running into this issue too. Seems like just having the VirtualBox repository enabled causes the update to fail.
Comment 3 Iiro Laiho 2016-07-25 17:33:02 EDT
@Richard Hughes, How you exactly are "unable" to test this with Virtualbox? Could you create a repository of your own with a https gpgkey?
Comment 4 Fedora End Of Life 2016-11-24 08:44:33 EST
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Comment 5 Andrea 2016-12-17 05:26:07 EST
Same issue here with Fedora 25.

Just I do not see the window with the message, but I can see it reported in the journalctl output.
Comment 6 Kalev Lember 2016-12-19 15:30:45 EST
https://github.com/rpm-software-management/libdnf/pull/235 should fix this
Comment 7 Fedora End Of Life 2016-12-20 11:17:52 EST
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Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2016-12-21 11:33:38 EST
PackageKit-1.1.5-0.1.20161221.fc25 has been submitted as an update to Fedora 25. https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2016-3189d3a4df
Comment 9 Fedora Update System 2016-12-22 14:20:20 EST
PackageKit-1.1.5-0.1.20161221.fc25 has been pushed to the Fedora 25 testing repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
See https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA:Updates_Testing for
instructions on how to install test updates.
You can provide feedback for this update here: https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2016-3189d3a4df
Comment 10 Fedora Update System 2016-12-28 15:21:14 EST
PackageKit-1.1.5-0.1.20161221.fc25 has been pushed to the Fedora 25 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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