Ubuntu 20.04 gnome-software can't handle CAB file by default installation

Bug #1888805 reported by Jiqi Li
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Bug Description

LVFS firmware CAB file can't be identified by Ubuntu 20.04 software management, which should invoke fwupdmgr to execute associated system BIOS or other firmware update. Ubuntu20.04 default software management is ‘ubuntu-software’, which do not support cab by default.It need to install gnome-software by manually. CAB file need to support in Nautilus and be enabled by default.

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Shengyao Xue (xueshengyao) wrote :

suggest to install gnome-software in default installatin, then user need not to install it manually to support CAB file in Nautilus.

summary: - Ubuntu20.04 gnome-software can't handle CAB file
+ Ubuntu 20.04 gnome-software can't handle CAB file by default
+ installation
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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in ubuntu-meta (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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Jiqi Li (banbom) wrote :

Hi ShengYao,

Could you please let us know your latest solution? It's to install gnome-software in default installation, right?

Regards,
Jiqi.

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