The final push for the application installer in Fedora 20

Brendan Jones at
Mon Sep 30 08:10:54 UTC 2013

On 09/27/2013 12:24 PM, Richard Hughes wrote:
> In GNOME Software, we show a list of applications for each category
> that we think are frikin’ awesome. Some have AppData[1], and some
> don’t. For the ones that don’t yet have AppData it leaves the
> responsibility of writing the long description to the Linux community,
> where we can push the data back to upstream so that all the
> distributions can benefit. So far we’ve had a superb reaction from
> lots of upstream projects and a lot of descriptions have been merged.
> For Fedora 20 we want all the awesome apps to have AppData, so users
> can evaluate the application before installing it. It would add a
> really nice bit of polish to the whole experience. If you can spare 5
> minutes and want to help.
> I’ve got another shared document that just needs a few details for
> each application:
> The list of awesome-but-unloved apps is: audacity, ardour2,
> gnome-banshee, rosegarden, sound-juicer, doom, openarena, xonotic,
> tremulous, btanks, frozen-bubble, quadrapassel, neverball, gnomine,
> wesnoth, supertuxkart, redeclipse, lyx, gparted, virt-manager,
> eclipse, gitg, monodevelop, blender, shotwell, octave, saoimage,
> workrave, celestia, polari, pidgin, chromium, pitivi, vlc and
> openshot.

I've submitted a patch for rosegarden submitted upstream.



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