Linux and application installing

Arthur Pemberton pemboa at
Wed Sep 15 00:46:58 UTC 2010

On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 6:28 PM, James Antill <james at> wrote:
>  Ubuntu recently got high praise from LWN for "Software Center" in 10.10
> betas. It doesn't use PackageKit at all AFAICS (no PackageKit packages
> are installed in my VM). It integrates tightly with apt (you know, like
> showing package history ... like yumex does). Also their package
> install/remove tool is not gpk-application, and their update tool is not
> gpk-update-viewer.

I had mentioned earlier that Canonical is pushing their "Software
Center" as a big feature, I don't see them replacing it with something
cross-distro any time soon.

Fedora 13

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