Is Gnome Software ready for primetime ?

Pete Travis lists at
Fri Nov 1 06:51:11 UTC 2013

On Oct 31, 2013 11:43 PM, "Tim Lauridsen" <tim.lauridsen at> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 1, 2013 at 4:58 AM, Ankur Sinha <sanjay.ankur at>
>> 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.
> Tim
> --

Hmm... It sounds like yumex would be much more discoverable if it included
an appdata file :)

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