Wednesday, June 3, 2009

[Jaunty] Firefox can use apt://

Some URLs accessed by Firefox is used to install packages for Linux. For example the URL to add the canonical cloud client.


I get the following message.

Firefox doesn't know how to open this address, because the protocol (apt) isn't associated with any program.


I started synaptic and added the package apturl, searched for Ubufox extension for Firefox. Restarted Firefox and now I can access the URL.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I also had to install
which for some reason was not enabled by default nor listed as a dependency for Shiretoko/Firefox 3.5

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