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Re: exposing packages to users (was Re: Fedora, Portable Edition?)



Adam Williamson wrote:
> Having said that, Ubuntu has a slightly different approach to the same
> problem - it has a lobotomized, Windows-style 'Add / Remove Programs'
> application, and then it has synaptic for the full-fat stuff. I don't
> know what user reaction to that has been, I don't follow the U community
> very closely, but it's an alternative.

There's work ongoing on adding an "Applications" view (as opposed
to "Packages" which is the current view) to PackageKit. The KPackageKit
portions of that are being spearheaded by the Kubuntu folks, who're
adopting KPackageKit as their default package manager (replacing Adept).

        Kevin Kofler


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