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Re: Experiment: an RPM that shows uninstalled apps in main menu

Andrew Farris wrote:
Arthur Pemberton wrote:
On Jan 19, 2008 11:42 PM, Jeff Spaleta <jspaleta gmail com> wrote:
On Jan 19, 2008 7:46 PM, Arthur Pemberton <pemboa gmail com> wrote:
While I don't think it should be exactly how you have it, an
'Uninstalled' submenu in every category, seems like a great idea to
Until someone decides to manually re-arrange the listings on the
system using a menu editor :->


I personally think this should be a first level menu myself. An
immutable one at that. And install of 'uninstalled' might want to say

Immutable, and first level seems reasonable. The title is debatable, since 'available' has multiple meanings, and the software is not available to the person who wants to use it when they click on the menu... its acquirable, its not yet installed, its offered, but not yet available. If something like 'Repository Software' was used, that would be clear (but not very 'sophisticated').

How about if the current "Add/Remove Software" was a directory instead of a link to pirut. It would open up a submenu with the regular pirut link on top, followed by a separator then a mirror of the main application categories containing all uninstalled apps ?

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