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I'm playing around with the Ubuntu One API (coding in Java) and can successfully make calls using:

GET /api/file_storage/v1


GET /api/file_storage/v1/~/path/to/volume/path/to/node

to get information about the directory structure and files.

When I make a GET request for:


I get a webpage back (works in a browser obviously, but not in my code):

        <title>OpenID transaction in progress</title>
    <body onload="document.forms[0].submit();">
        <form id="openid_message" action="https://login.launchpad.net/+openid" method="post" accept-charset="UTF-8" enctype="application/x-www-form-urlencoded"><input type="hidden" name="openid.return_to" value="https://files.one.ubuntu.com/auth/complete/?next=%2FYgLpi504SI6eOmbTtQuRWw%2F&amp;janrain_nonce=2012-01-10T23%3A20%3A10ZjM6Ttj"/><input type="hidden" name="openid.realm" value="https://files.one.ubuntu.com/"/><input type="hidden" name="openid.ns" value="http://specs.openid.net/auth/2.0"/><input type="hidden" name="openid.sreg.optional" value="email,fullname,nickname"/><input type="hidden" name="openid.claimed_id" value="http://specs.openid.net/auth/2.0/identifier_select"/><input type="hidden" name="openid.ns.sreg" value="http://openid.net/extensions/sreg/1.1"/><input type="hidden" name="openid.assoc_handle" value="{HMAC-SHA1}{4efc9f73}{E6WEdg==}"/><input type="hidden" name="openid.mode" value="checkid_setup"/><input type="hidden" name="openid.identity" value="http://specs.openid.net/auth/2.0/identifier_select"/><input type="submit" value="Continue"/>
            var elements = document.forms[0].elements;
            for (var i = 0; i < elements.length; i++) {
                elements[i].style.display = "none";

Is this the wrong URL to be using in code?

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In order to fetch the file content, you need to use https://files.one.ubuntu.com/ + content_path URL, the links that are used for https://one.ubuntu.com/files/ will not work with OAuth.

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Exactly what I needed, thanks –  Thom Shutt Jan 13 '12 at 11:45

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