Is Gnome Software ready for primetime ?

Tim Lauridsen tim.lauridsen at
Fri Nov 1 05:43:21 UTC 2013

On Fri, Nov 1, 2013 at 4:58 AM, Ankur Sinha <sanjay.ankur at> wrote:

> It isn't a *package* management application. It's an *application*
> management application, ie., it only handles packages that are desktop
> applications (and therefore have desktop files associated with them).
> I'm guessing power users that want to install other packages will need
> to resort to the command line: yum/dnf/packagekit-cli. I'm not really
> sure about this though. Someone else might know better.

All users can use yumex, if they want a package management gui, there can
install every thing they want
but it is not installed by default in the Gnome desktop, so new user need
to find out how to install it or how to
to use yum from the command line.

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