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Re: Plans to include tools to make FC3 more user-friendly in termsof RPM?



> On Thu, 2004-09-09 at 21:28 +0200, Kyrre Ness Sjobak wrote:
>> I'm just wondering: Why was the "rpm-dubbleclick-to-install" feature
>> removed from FC2? It worked quite well in FC1 and RH9, and made
>> installing RPM's much easyer for newbies. Will this tool (or something
>> similar) be included into FC3, and if not, why? If there is anything i
>> can do to help, please tell.
>
> The GNOME mime stuff changed and broke things.  It should come back in
> FC3 once someone tells me how it's supposed to work now ;)

Hmm... it seems to bee there - but deactivated. I have just activated it
(and activated the file-roller display, but not as default) - and it seems
to work.

I found instructions here:
http://www.fedoraforum.org/forum/showpost.php?p=81008

>
>> I am also wondering if there is any plans to include a (one of the)
>> grapichal frontends to yum.
>
> There have been a few threads on this... realistically, the best option
> is getting the work done so that system-config-packages sits nicely on
> top of the new yum stuff.  Not going to happen for FC3 at this point,
> though.
>
> Jeremy
>
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