Bug#695818: gnome-boxes: Can't create VM from a physical CD

Jeremy Bicha jbicha at ubuntu.com
Thu Dec 13 01:48:11 UTC 2012

Package: gnome-boxes
Version: 3.4.3+dfsg-1
Severity: serious

1. Insert an operating system install CD into your computer
2. Open Boxes and click New
3. Click Continue and then try to select the install CD

What happens
- It's not really possible to select the physical CD

What should happen
- The CD should show up as an option above "Enter URL" or "Select a file"

This was reported at https://bugzilla.gnome.org/689938 and can be
fixed by simply having gnome-boxes depend on libosinfo-bin.

Personally, I think it's an RC bug if a VM app can't install a VM from
a physical CD so I'm marking this serious.


- -- System Information:
Debian Release: wheezy/sid
  APT prefers raring-updates
  APT policy: (500, 'raring-updates'), (500, 'raring-security'), (500,
'raring'), (500, 'quantal-proposed'), (100, 'raring-backports')

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