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What is a “bad quality” package?

I'm doing a fresh install of 12.10 and am trying to install Google Chrome. I've downloaded the deb from http://chrome.google.com and am installing it through the Ubuntu Software Centre.

I'm getting a message:

The package is of bad quality 

(same as What is a "bad quality" package?)

In the expanded section, the "error" states:

E: google-chrome-stable: file-in-etc-not-marked-as-conffile etc/cron.daily/google-chrome

Is it safe to click on the "Ignore and Install" button?

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As far as I know, perfectly safe. –  Ángel Araya Oct 21 '12 at 3:57
    
did you try "dpkg -i your_deb_file.deb" instead? –  Stefan Oct 21 '12 at 4:41
    
Just as an aside, does it need to be Google Chrome? Chromium, the open source browser developed by Google as the foundation of Chrome is available in the Software Centre. Version-wise, it may not be the most bleeding edge available, but you'll have less problems if you use that. –  Chris Wilson Feb 2 '13 at 17:07

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You get such kind of errors when Ubuntu doesn't trust the package your are installing. This was a known bug and fix has been released for the same.

You can safely click on Ignore and install(Do this only when you trust the package) and the other alternate way is to install the package via command line using

 sudo dpkg -i deb_package_name.deb

But make sure you have the dependencies installed for a clean installation.

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This actually isn't that bug, but it's a fairly similar issue. –  Hilton Shumway Nov 1 '12 at 16:15

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