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system-config-printer broken after update to 14.04

After I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 the dialog system-config-printer in gnome runs into problems when called from the command line: sudo system-config-printer Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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I cant configure rhythmbox as gobject-introspection 1 is not installed

Previously I advised someone on how to upgrade to Rhythmbox to version 2.99.1 here. However they couldn't upgrade due to gobject-introspection-1.0 not being installed. I couldn't help them. Now, ...
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Unable to install GNOME Boxes

I can't install GNOME Boxes: $ sudo apt-get install gnome-boxes Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package gnome-boxes is not available, ...
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Can I change the file icon with Gio? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I change the folder icon? I'm using python. I want change a file icon with Gio from a python app. I found a lot of deprecated documentation and I'm not sure how ...
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GObject (GTK3) TreeView: how can I activate row programmatically?

I've got a working TreeView with a ListStore as its model and selection set to SINGLE. How do I emit a signal to activate a specific row? I'm using PyGI. (Sorry if this is basic; it's not in the ...
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Compiling Pyqt4 program

I am trying to package a program I wrote (using Pyqt4) into a single executable for linux. I tried using Pyinstaller however it has problems with importing Gio (for settings) from gi.repository ...
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What does “Introspection” mean, and how is it related to GObject Introspection?

What does introspection mean exactly? How is it useful for a programmer? Can somebody please explain in layman terms?