Shipping package metadata in a package

Richard Hughes hughsient at
Fri Jan 24 15:44:07 UTC 2014

On 24 January 2014 15:39, Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek <zbyszek at> wrote:
> BTW. Reminded by this thread, I've added appdata files for the calibre
> package. In the appdata file I have a screenshot:
>   <screenshot type="default" width="1200" height="675"></screenshot>
> but gnome-software doesn't display it, despite displaying the textual
> content of the appdata file just fine. appdata-validate also doesn't complain.
> AFAICT, there's nothing wrong with this picture, the download works, etc.
> Any pointers?

GNOME in Fedora 20 only displays the description, the UI for
downloading screenshots and thumbnails only came in 3.11 -- if you use
rawhide it should work perfectly. I opened an upstream bug before I
knew you did this; perhaps you could submit the file upstream? I really appreciate
the help, thanks.


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