general: Software management should be only one tool in the GUI
holger at layer-acht.org
Mon Jan 26 09:20:23 UTC 2015
control: reassign -1 meta-gnome3
control: tags -1 - lfs
control: severity -1 wishlist
On Sonntag, 25. Januar 2015, Roland Illig wrote:
> Package: general
> Severity: normal
> Tags: lfs
> Dear Maintainer,
> * What led up to the situation?
> I installed a fresh Debian with GNOME.
> * What exactly did you do (or not do) that was effective (or
> I want to install new packages and update the existing ones.
> * What was the outcome of this action?
> I went to the Applications > System Tools menu. There I found three tools
> that have to do with software installation:
> * GDebi
> * Software Updates
> * Add/Remove Software
> * What outcome did you expect instead?
> I expected to find a single tool for managing the installed software. I
> think GDebi would fit nicely into the menu of Add/Remove Software, as
> System > Install individual package.
> I also expected that updating packages is so related to configuring the
> package source lists that I they would be in the same application, but
> they aren't. The configuration is in the Add/Remove packages, and the
> Update Software is basically non-interactive, so that I can't configure
> anything there.
> -- System Information:
> Debian Release: 7.8
> APT prefers stable-updates
> APT policy: (500, 'stable-updates'), (500, 'stable')
> Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
> Kernel: Linux 3.2.0-4-amd64 (SMP w/1 CPU core)
> Locale: LANG=de_DE.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=de_DE.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
> Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
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