You lost connection to the database GRAMPS uses.

You use an old version, upgrade if possible, ubuntu package are available on our website.

Also consider doing:

1/take a backup by export to .gramps xml format
2/run rebuild ref table tool
3/run rebuild sec index tool
4/run check and repair tool

Before upgrade, always backup by export to .gramps


2009/5/17 Henk Hospers <>
"User Information: ===================Error Details:
===================126984: ERROR: line 148: Unhandled
exceptionTraceback (most recent call last): File
"/usr/share/gramps/", line 890, in open_activate
(filename,filetype) = self.db_loader.open_file() File
"/usr/share/gramps/", line 114, in open_file
self.read_file(filename,filetype) File "/usr/share/gramps/",
line 436, in read_file
File "/usr/share/gramps/GrampsDb/", line 2406, in
change_database self.db.close() File
"/usr/share/gramps/GrampsDb/", line 1075, in close
self._close_metadata() File
"/usr/share/gramps/GrampsDb/", line 994, in
'NoneType' object has no attribute 'put'System Information:
===================Python version: 2.5.2 (r252:60911, Jul 31 2008,
17:28:52) [GCC 4.2.3 (Ubuntu 4.2.3-2ubuntu7)] BSDDB version:
Gramps version: 2.2.10-1 LANG: nl_NL.UTF-8OS: LinuxDistribution:

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