Heads up; F22 will require applications to ship appdata to be listed in software center

Andreas Tunek andreas.tunek at gmail.com
Mon Jan 27 16:11:24 UTC 2014


2014-01-26 Michael Scherer <misc at zarb.org>:
> Le dimanche 26 janvier 2014 à 18:14 +0100, Heiko Adams a écrit :
>> Am Sonntag, den 26.01.2014, 12:01 -0500 schrieb Rahul Sundaram:
>> > Hi
>> >
>> >
>> > On Sun, Jan 26, 2014 at 11:57 AM, drago01 wrote:
>> >
>> >         No this isn't an issue at all. No one is saying that non gui
>> >         apps are
>> >         useless or should be removed.
>> >         The point is that gui installer installs gui apps. If you want
>> >         to
>> >         install a command line tool whats wrong with
>> >         using the command line for that? If you don't know how to use
>> >         the
>> >         command line there is no point in installing
>> >         it in the first place.
>> >
>> >
>> > I can use yum just fine but I don't find it convenient to go to the
>> > gui for gui apps and then remember to go use yum to install command
>> > line apps.
>> >
>> Following this logic users have to use yum, dnf, yumex oder
>> gnome-packagekit-installer to install i.e. additional GUI-Themes or
>> mouse-cursors because they are no apps and for that reason not listed in
>> gnome-software, right? If yes, that's IMHO absolute bullshit!
>
> It would make more sense to install them directly from the tool that set
> the mouse cursors, or the theme. Why switch to a different tool ( ie, a
> software installer ) to install something that is not a software ?
>

So every application that could be extended would have to be
rewritten? How would you solve stuff like extra gvfs-components? Have
that support in nautilus?

/Andreas Tunek

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