This has held me back from upgrading to the newer version of Ubuntu. As they say necessity is the mother of all invention except that in this case the invention is about finding a work around to this annoying problem. The good news is that the work around is simpler than I thought.
It appears the crash when running the Natty version of GPA is caused by some kind of security issue or restriction. Here is the work around:
- Download and install a copy of GPA (0.9.0-1).
- After successful installation, you can run GPA by launching it from the Terminal as follows: