Bug#435022: nautilus: Invoke gnome-app-install when no application known for file

Julian Andres Klode jak at jak-linux.org
Sat Jul 28 16:01:02 UTC 2007

Josselin Mouette wrote:
> Le samedi 28 juillet 2007 à 17:28 +0200, Julian Andres Klode a écrit :
>> Package: nautilus
>> Version: 2.18.3-2
>> Severity: wishlist
>> Tags: patch
>> Hash: SHA1
>> Please add the functionality to invoke
>> gnome-app-install when no application is known for this file.
>> There is a patch for this in Ubuntu, called 81_gnome-app-install.patch
>> And please also add a recommends to gnome-app-install.
>> Attached is the patch included in Ubuntu's 2.19.5-0ubuntu2.
> Urgh. I don't like the idea of launching gnome-app-install
> unconditionally at all. This sounds like something which will, at best,
> annoy users.
> Instead, I'd like to see this integrated in libeel's "run with
> application" dialog; available packages should be added to the list with
> an option to install them.

That sounds good, but I think it would result
in too much duplicated work.

Simply adding a clickable textlabel with "Search for software"
which starts gnome-app-install would be better.

Or having gnome-app-install listed in the applications list
as "Search other applications..."

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