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Bug 1692254 - Option to "Open RPM in Software Installer" fails to open RPM in Software Installer
Summary: Option to "Open RPM in Software Installer" fails to open RPM in Software Inst...
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: gnome-software
Version: 7.6
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Richard Hughes
QA Contact: Desktop QE
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2019-03-25 07:20 UTC by klaatu
Modified: 2019-03-25 07:20 UTC (History)
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Description klaatu 2019-03-25 07:20:35 UTC
Description of problem:
In Firefox and Chrome, after downloading an RPM, the RPM fails to open in Software Install (gnome-software).

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
$ gnome-software --version

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Download an RPM
2. When prompted by Firefox, select 'Open in Software Installer' and click OK.

1. Download an RPM
2. When prompted by Chrome, click 'Keep' 
3. Click on RPM to open it.

Actual results:

Software Installer fails to open or opens with a message "Sorry, something went wrong"

Expected results:
Software installer should open and offer to install the RPM

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