Sun-java plugin appears at the software center, but there is no way to install it

Bug #554738 reported by Leandro on 2010-04-03
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software-center (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: software-center

I want to install the sun-java-6 plugin. It appears at the software center, but the only option
is "update now". This option does not install it nor makes it available to be installed. There
is no instruction on how to install it. This also occurs for other applications. The attached
screenshot shows what is actually seen.

Also it is very unnatural in the software center this behavior of not providing the option
to install some application while the application is in the catalog. One updates something,
it is not clear what, and then the software center goes back to the main menu without
any further information. It is not clear what has happened and that one should (when
possible), search for the application again and then install it.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
Package: software-center 1.1.22
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-18.27-generic 2.6.32.10+drm33.1
Uname: Linux 2.6.32-18-generic i686
Architecture: i386
Date: Sat Apr 3 18:12:33 2010
LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu 10.04 "Lucid Lynx" - Alpha i386 (20100401)
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcEnviron:
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: software-center

Leandro (leandromartinez98) wrote :
Kiwinote (kiwinote) wrote :

Hi Leandro. Thanks for your bug report. This particular issue has already been reported by someone else, so I will mark your bug as a duplicate of this other one. Please continue to report any bugs you find in software-center. Thanks.

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