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Re: Software Center instead of gnome-packagekit
Yes, I agree this is the best option. Its going to be a bit of a mess otherwise, trying to enable packagekit in gnome-settings-daemon and not
interfering with update-notifier.
On 29/11/12 11:03, Jeremy Bicha wrote:
> 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.