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FS#53679 - [cinnamon-screensaver] Missing dependency accountsservice

Attached to Project: Community Packages
Opened by Hugo Osvaldo Barrera (hobarrera) - Saturday, 15 April 2017, 15:19 GMT
Last edited by Balló György (City-busz) - Thursday, 22 June 2017, 08:44 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages
Status Closed
Assigned To Alexandre Filgueira (faidoc)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No



Immediately when starting `cinnamon-screensaver`, it crashes:

$ cinnamon-screensaver
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/share/cinnamon-screensaver/", line 18, in <module>
from service import ScreensaverService
File "/usr/share/cinnamon-screensaver/", line 9, in <module>
from manager import ScreensaverManager
File "/usr/share/cinnamon-screensaver/", line 10, in <module>
from stage import Stage
File "/usr/share/cinnamon-screensaver/", line 8, in <module>
import singletons
File "/usr/share/cinnamon-screensaver/", line 19, in <module>
from dbusdepot.accountsServiceClient import AccountsServiceClient as _AccountsServiceClient
File "/usr/share/cinnamon-screensaver/dbusdepot/", line 4, in <module>
gi.require_version('AccountsService', '1.0')
File "/usr/lib/python3.6/site-packages/gi/", line 118, in require_version
raise ValueError('Namespace %s not available' % namespace)
ValueError: Namespace AccountsService not available

Steps to reproduce:
* Install cinnamon-screensaver.
* Run cinnamon-screensaver.

After reporting this upstream, I was informed that installing accountsservice fixes this. Tried that and it works perfect.
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Closed by  Balló György (City-busz)
Thursday, 22 June 2017, 08:44 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  cinnamon-screensaver 3.2.13-4