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Old 09-25-2009, 08:04 PM   #1
ldimeglio
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can't download any deb files


every time I try to download a deb file I get the following error message :
/tmp/mfc685cwlpr-1.0.1-1.i386-5.deb could not be opened, because the associated helper application does not exist. Change the association in your preferences.
Can somebody help me solve this problem ?
Thank you.
 
Old 09-25-2009, 08:34 PM   #2
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You choose to either open or save/download file, opening it doesn't help you to download it.
 
Old 09-25-2009, 09:04 PM   #3
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it's already downloaded but the gui doesn't know what to do with .deb files.

I don't know the name of the GUI program but on the command line you use dpkg with .deb files.
 
Old 09-25-2009, 09:11 PM   #4
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ldimeglio View Post
every time I try to download a deb file I get the following error message :
/tmp/mfc685cwlpr-1.0.1-1.i386-5.deb could not be opened, because the associated helper application does not exist. Change the association in your preferences.
Can somebody help me solve this problem ?
Thank you.
Are you sure it's not already downloaded? Do:

Code:
ls /tmp | grep mfc
Try :
Code:
sudo dpkg -i /tmp/mfc685cwlpr-1.0.1-1.i386-5.deb
 
  


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