Bug 860156 - gpk-install-local-file provides no useful information about error
gpk-install-local-file provides no useful information about error
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-packagekit (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Richard Hughes
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-09-25 02:54 EDT by Bohuslav "Slavek" Kabrda
Modified: 2014-02-05 07:18 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2014-02-05 07:18:43 EST
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Description Bohuslav "Slavek" Kabrda 2012-09-25 02:54:30 EDT
Description of problem:
Installing an RPM package results in "Failed to install file" window with "More details" textarea containing only text "Failed: failed".

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. (I hit this bug during intel drivers test day, wanting to install rendercheck package from http://adamwill.fedorapeople.org/nouveau/)
2. Go to the URL mentioned above in Firefox, click the x86_64 package (I have x86_64 system, not sure if this occurs also on 32 bit).
3. Chose "Open With": "Software Install"
4. Type password (yes, I typed it correctly, tried that multiple times).
5. An error will occur with a window containing information as mentioned above.

Actual results:
The error window shows no useful information.

Expected results:
The window should inform user what the problem is.

Additional info:
Downloading the package and installing it with yum works. I'm not sure why the installation fails in the first place.
Comment 1 Yasser Rabi 2013-03-10 11:49:45 EDT
The same thing with me , it is produced when looking for gstream codec depandancy.
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