Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.
** Changed in: gnome-software (Ubuntu)
Status: New => Confirmed
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GNOME Software 3.20.5 doesn't install 3rd party deb's, doesn't prompt
Status in gnome-software package in Ubuntu:
Ubuntu GNOME 16.04.3
Visit https://www.google.com/chrome/ in Firefox and download Chrome.
Open with "Software Install"
The Ubuntu/GNOME Software app should start and show you a basic page about
Google Chrome should install itself
The Install page does show up.
After clicking the Install button, the button changes to Installing for a few
seconds and then changes back to Install.
Google Chrome is not installed.
There is no PolicyKit authentication prompt to install software.
When I run gnome-software --verbose, Progress says 9% which I think is when
it would ask for authentication.
I am setting the importance of this bug to critical according to #7 of
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