[Bug 830911] Re: Firefox by default doesn't know what to do with .deb files
830911 at bugs.launchpad.net
Sun Oct 9 16:04:41 UTC 2011
This is not a proper fix, but might help if the Browse... button in your
screenshot does not provide access to USC (I presume you mean Ubuntu
On Lucid, Firefox recognises that a .deb file is a software package and asks if you want to open it with GDebi. Try using the Browse button to navigate to gdebi in usr/bin
It's possible there is a bug/omission in shared-mime-info.
Not ideal, but a little better than having to save the file and then
open it with another app.
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