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Re: Installing Apps right from the Dash


On 16 February 2012 11:44, Omar B. <estelar57@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> While i don't really like seeing "random, non related and info-less apps"
> available for download in the dash when am just browsing, I do appreciate
> related or relevant apps to appear for my Searches.
> For example if am looking for skype and i dont have it installed, the
> section "apps available for download" should appear and offer it as a
> recommendation to install. this type of search is usually much faster than
> waiting for usc to open and then making the search.
> Also even if I unpin usc from my launcher (on purpose or accidentally), i
> would still be able to search and install the apps i want quick and easily.
> Maybe you could also use the dash as an alternative to apt-get and search /
> install apps on the Background without having to always open the usc UI.
> Lots of people prefer this method specially on slower computers and maybe
> also Unity2d.

On the other hand, Software Center has quite a few nice features (like
ratings and reviews) that I don't think would fit into the Dash very

Do you have any support for your claim that "lots of people" prefer
using the Dash to Software Center for installing apps?

Jeremy Bicha

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