Bug 35827 - www.libreoffice.org/download proposes RPM for Ubuntu instead of DEB
Summary: www.libreoffice.org/download proposes RPM for Ubuntu instead of DEB
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: WWW (show other bugs)
(earliest affected)
3.3.2 release
Hardware: Other All
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Depends on:
Reported: 2011-03-31 05:16 UTC by Yann
Modified: 2012-02-24 03:50 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description Yann 2011-03-31 05:16:04 UTC
I use Ubuntu 10.10.
When I go to http://www.libreoffice.org/download/ , the page proposes RPM.

It should propose DEB and/or indicate how to install via the Ubuntu Software Center.
Comment 1 Yifan Jiang 2011-03-31 06:41:58 UTC
On a Ubuntu 10.04.2 LTS x86, the deb is correctly shown.
Comment 2 Fabian Rodriguez 2011-04-10 04:14:53 UTC
Instructions specific to Ubuntu are available at:

Such instructions could be copied or linked to.
Comment 3 Rainer Bielefeld Retired 2011-04-21 22:58:14 UTC
Selected version due to report date.

I see rpm AND deb in the picker for 3.2.2. Still a problem for you?
Comment 4 Rainer Bielefeld Retired 2011-05-02 03:22:50 UTC
Closing Bug due to reporter's inactivity as WFM.

Please feel free to reopen this report if you find out that this problem still (or again) exists in a current stable LibO version and if you can contribute requested additional information.
Comment 5 Yann 2011-05-02 10:33:55 UTC
I just checked with Ubuntu 11.04 32bits : the page proposes a 32bit DEB in the list, but the RPM is still the default choice.

Basic user don't know RPM/DEB stuff, so it would be better either to propose the right (32 or 64bit) DEB by default, or(/and) to explain how to install LO via the Ubuntu repositories.
Comment 6 tester8 2011-06-05 11:53:18 UTC
Ubuntu 10.04.2

Different results with different browsers.
DEB always in list. Below is default choise.

Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux i686; rv:2.0.1) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/4.0.1
(from deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/mozillateam/firefox-stable/ubuntu lucid main)


Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux i686) AppleWebKit/534.24 (KHTML, like Gecko) Ubuntu/10.04 Chromium/11.0.696.71 Chrome/11.0.696.71 Safari/534.24
(from default repo)


Opera/9.80 (X11; Linux i686; U; ru) Presto/2.8.131 Version/11.11
(from deb http://deb.opera.com/opera/ lenny non-free)


Is it any way to propose DEB when browser says only "Linux", not "Ubuntu,Debian, etc."?
Comment 7 Yann 2011-12-01 04:06:46 UTC
quick update: Bug still valid on Ubuntu 11.10 (64bits) : i am proposed RPM by default instead of DEB.
Comment 8 Andras Timar 2012-02-24 03:50:13 UTC
(In reply to comment #6)

> Is it any way to propose DEB when browser says only "Linux", not
> "Ubuntu,Debian, etc."?

No, there isn't. The web page has to guess your operating system based on browser's user agent string.