9.04 Netbook Remix .deb not associated with deb installer

Bug #373079 reported by Mike Smith - dominoconsultant on 2009-05-07
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
ubuntu-netbook-remix-default-settings (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Canonical User Experience and Design team

Bug Description

On a fresh install of Ubuntu Netbook Remix that has been fully patched. Download of a .deb package for install of OpenProj ( http://sourceforge.net/project/downloading.php?group_id=199315&filename=openproj_1.4-2.deb&a=4285274 ) prompts the user asking what should be used to open the file. This should be associated with the GDebi package installer.

affects: ubuntu → ubuntu-netbook-remix-default-settings (Ubuntu)
Tr4sK (tr4sk) wrote :

I haven't your bug… Tested with firefox and nautilus

Fresh install too

Tobin Davis (gruemaster) on 2009-10-05
Changed in ubuntu-netbook-remix-default-settings (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
assignee: nobody → Canonical User Experience and Design team (canonical-ux)
Paul Larson (pwlars) wrote :

Thanks for taking the time to report this and help make Ubuntu better. I was finally able to reproduce this bug, but only on certain mirrors with sourceforge.net downloads, not all of them. For instance, if I tried a different mirror (http://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/openproj/OpenProj%20Binaries/1.4/openproj_1.4-2.deb?use_mirror=kent) with the same download, it properly asked to bring up gdebi. I'm marking this invalid because I believe it to be related to the mirror you are downloading from, and not an actual bug in Ubuntu. If you have a reason why you believe this is incorrect, please feel free to reopen the bug. Thanks!

Changed in ubuntu-netbook-remix-default-settings (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Invalid
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