Is Gnome Software ready for primetime ?

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at
Fri Nov 1 03:19:15 UTC 2013

Matthias Clasen wrote:
> It is an application installer, first and foremost. Installing
> backgrounds/icons/themes is not a priority.

Having as the only GUI package management application on your spin one that 
does not even offer all packages is very broken.

> We have a notion of 'core app' - for things that 'come with the OS'. We
> don't allow to uninstall those.


> Compared to Ubuntu, certainly. But compared to gpk-application F19, I
> don't think so.

Always the same broken assumption that Ubuntu's flawed design is the model 
to copy.

        Kevin Kofler

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