[Bugs] #2482 UNSP: no palette for Journal list view entries, broken details view

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#2482: no palette for Journal list view entries, broken details view
    Reporter:  sascha_silbe               |          Owner:                   
        Type:  defect                     |         Status:  new              
    Priority:  Unspecified by Maintainer  |      Milestone:  0.90             
   Component:  sugar                      |        Version:  Git as of bugdate
    Severity:  Major                      |       Keywords:                   
Status_field:  New                        |   Distribution:                   
   Seeta_dev:                             |  
 Sometimes the Palette for Journal list view entries doesn't appear and the
 details view is broken. There's a series of Tracebacks like the following
 in shell.log:

 dbus.exceptions.DBusException: org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.ServiceUnknown:
 The name :1.10 was not provided by any .service files
 Traceback (most recent call last):
   File "/home/sascha.silbe/sugar-jhbuild/install/lib/python2.6/site-
 packages/sugar/graphics/palettewindow.py", line 933, in
   File "/home/sascha.silbe/sugar-jhbuild/install/lib/python2.6/site-
 packages/sugar/graphics/palettewindow.py", line 629, in notify_mouse_enter
   File "/home/sascha.silbe/sugar-jhbuild/install/lib/python2.6/site-
 packages/sugar/graphics/palettewindow.py", line 624, in
     palette = self.parent.create_palette()
   File "/home/sascha.silbe/sugar-jhbuild/install/lib/python2.6/site-
 packages/jarabe/journal/listview.py", line 602, in create_palette
     palette = ObjectPalette(metadata, detail=True)
   File "/home/sascha.silbe/sugar-jhbuild/install/lib/python2.6/site-
 packages/jarabe/journal/palettes.py", line 103, in __init__
     friends_menu = FriendsMenu()
   File "/home/sascha.silbe/sugar-jhbuild/install/lib/python2.6/site-
 packages/jarabe/journal/palettes.py", line 169, in __init__
     if filetransfer.file_transfer_available():
   File "/home/sascha.silbe/sugar-jhbuild/install/lib/python2.6/site-
 packages/jarabe/model/filetransfer.py", line 341, in
     properties = properties_iface.GetAll(CONNECTION_INTERFACE_REQUESTS)
   File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.6/dbus/proxies.py", line 140, in
   File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.6/dbus/connection.py", line 630, in
     message, timeout)

 I have no idea how to trigger this reliably. So far, it happened only
 while being connected to a Jabber server. Switching to Salut (even though
 that's broken inside chroots) "fixed" it, as did restarting Sugar (with
 the server setting back to jabber.sugarlabs.org).

 Filing against sugar because {{{filetransfer.file_transfer_available()}}}
 should just return False if something  is broken (and probably log the

Ticket URL: <http://bugs.sugarlabs.org/ticket/2482>
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