Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 989253
Information about wine is missing when exe file is opened
Last modified: 2015-06-29 08:08:04 EDT
Created attachment 779406 [details]
Example of solution
Description of problem:
In fresh Fedora installation is File-Roller as default application to open exe files. Newbies are usually confused because they don't know anything about wine. This is not ideal, some information dialog is far better solutuion.
By default, there should be some application which is associated with exe files by default. That application should provide basic information about wine and "one-click" option to install it.
Example python app included as an attachment(it relies on pyqt4, it lacks translation support, it's just a sample of possible solution).
Steps to Reproduce:
2.Open any exe file
File open in File-Roller.
Information about wine and possibility to install it.
Gnome Bugzilla: https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=703421
This can be fixed in upstream of DE - File-Roller for Gnome or in downstream of Fedora - as including another application in default installation which will be default for opening exe files.
Created attachment 783023 [details]
Example of solution - Correct one for Fedora
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 20 development cycle.
Changing version to '20'.
More information and reason for this action is here:
This might be good idea but it needs to be considered either by the aforementioned package or by wider audience (see https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Changes/Policy)
Moving to file-roller for consideration.
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