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Re: Software Center instead of gnome-packagekit
On Nov 29, 2012 5:38 AM, "Alfredo Hernández" <aldomann.designs@xxxxxxxxx>
> As GNOME software apps redesign isn't ready yet, I think that this is the
> most coherent decision.
> El 29/11/2012 01:04, "Jeremy Bicha" <jbicha@xxxxxxxxxx> escribió:
>> I think we should use Ubuntu Software Center by default instead of
>> "Software" (gnome-packagekit or gpk) for the Ubuntu GNOME Remix.
>> - Ubuntu Software Center is one of Ubuntu's best features with ratings
>> and reviews, screenshots, app icons, access to commercial software,
>> and decent search.
>> - Software on the other hand is currently pretty disappointing
>> (although it will be the default in Debian Wheezy). I think the
>> proposed Software redesign is a ways off still.
>> - Other GNOME distros (Mageia and openSUSE) ship their own software
>> management apps.
>> - This also means that we would switch to Ubuntu's Update Manager
>> instead of the gnome-packagekit updater which is hidden in the
>> Software app menu.
>> - Both Update Manager and the Software Center get a lot more attention
>> from Ubuntu developers than the gpk tools.
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