Feature request - Remove apps from inside gnome menu.

Michael A. Peters mpeters at mac.com
Tue Jan 17 08:00:56 UTC 2006

On Tue, 2006-01-17 at 02:38 -0500, Mike A. Harris wrote:
> Naoki wrote:
> > I was thinking, "Gee, wouldn't it be neato if I could right-click an
> > application in my gnome menu and pick Remove", which presumably could
> > spawn off the package manager with the related RPM already selected..
> > 
> > I have no idea where a feature request like that should go (gnome?
> > Fedora?).
> > 
> > But before I look any further, is that a crazy idea or would anybody
> > else like it? I figure newbies aren't going to know that menu item X
> > relates to package name "Y".
> In theory, the idea sounds rather natural and user friendly. I'd
> be a bit worried however that it is possible for a single package
> to install many individual programs which each have their own
> icons, of which may be spread around the GNOME menu structure.

One example is gnome-games - many menu items from one rpm.

It would have to indicate all menu items that are removed as a result,
and all packages that are removed as a result.

Other than that - I like the idea.
Might help Windows users out a bit as well.

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