[kubuntu-devel] Kubuntu dapper-flight-6+ feedback

Christoph Wiesen chris at deadhand.com
Thu Apr 20 15:54:44 BST 2006

Am Dienstag, 18. April 2006 22:42 schrieb Christoph Wiesen:
> > >
> > > ------------------------------
> > > graphical deb installer
> > > ------------------------------
> > > .deb files are linked to ark at the moment. Ark gives an error message
> > > when launched with a deb file for me and isn't all that useful anyway.
> > > Maybe a kdialog could pop up instead that has three buttons:
> > > "Install Package" "Uninstall Package" "Show Packakge info".
> > > Those could then call the Kubuntu Package Menu scripts.
> >
> > You can right click on .deb files in Konqueror but otherwise you'll
> > need to wait for a KDE port of gdebi which could well happer for
> > dapper+1.
> A true application like gdebi is the better solution of course. My idea was
> that until then some magic could be done with "kdialog" to include what
> the "Kubuntu Package Menu" can do - but inside a dialog box, that would
> open when you left click a file. It would have to interact with "Kubuntu
> Package Menu" though - I'll fool around a bit with kdialog later and maybe
> come to the conclusion that it can't be done... was just an idea.

Tested a bit with kdialog and I think it can't be done with just that. It 
would still require a small programm, so that doesn't seem to be an option 
for dapper. A port of gdebi would be cool for edgy though.


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