Linux and application installing

Matthias Clasen mclasen at redhat.com
Tue Sep 7 16:32:52 UTC 2010


On Tue, 2010-09-07 at 18:20 +0200, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> Le mardi 07 septembre 2010 à 09:51 -0400, Matthias Clasen a écrit :
> 
> > It gets us translations that we would not otherwise have, and it gets us
> > integration in the rest of the desktop, like automatic font or codec
> > installation. 
> 
> ??? This was done 100% Fedora-side (not that I mind if it were adopted
> by other distros)

Ok, lets go with another example of integration then: file-roller can
use PackageKit to install missing support for archive formats. 

> And BTW a request at the time was to extend it with font previews to get
> a "font store" (because for fonts, gfx preview is really relevant and
> not eye candy) and it never happened :(

If you send a patch it might !



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