Is Gnome Software ready for primetime ?

Ankur Sinha sanjay.ankur at
Fri Nov 1 09:46:32 UTC 2013

On Fri, 2013-11-01 at 08:03 +0100, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> Why would this be useful? Just to be "fashionable"?

No. If you haven't been following the design of gnome-software, the
intent is to make it easier for users to install applications that they
want, without having to dig up what package name it is known by.

> > I'm guessing power users that want to install other packages will
> need
> Pardon, but this sentence really causes my blood to boil!
> Why?

Because I can't see another UI that will let people install packages at
the moment?

> Those people you are *offending* as "power users", to me, are
> "ordinary" 
> users.

I'm not offending anyone. I'm offended by you saying that I am.

> That said, what you are doing here, to me qualifies as playing down a 
> functionally crippled piece of SW.

Gnome-software works great for me. Shifting focus to applications will
make it easier for users to install applications that they use. I cannot
do anything about the way you feel about things.
Warm regards,
Ankur (FranciscoD)

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