KUbuntu and Muon Discover

Aleix Pol aleixpol at kde.org
Tue Apr 24 15:41:11 UTC 2012


On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 4:19 PM, Aleix Pol <aleixpol at kde.org> wrote:
> Hi!
> As some of you will know already, I've been working on a new Muon
> sub-project called Muon Discover. The idea of this application is to
> provide a comfortable application where we can navigate through all
> repositories browse the available applications and provide the
> (hopefully) best tool to find the closest to what the user's looking
> for.
>
> Here there's a video displaying what it does, in case you're just curious:
> http://proli.net/meu/netrunner/muon-installer-qml-8.ogv
>
> We have created a ppa providing this (and some other stuff):
> https://launchpad.net/~cyberspace/+archive/cyber-stuff
>
> I'm sending this e-mail because I'd like to know what the KUbuntu
> community thinks about this, so if you happen to have comments about
> this, don't hesitate to answer here or contact me.
>
> Also I'd like to remind the kubuntu community that the
> screenshots.debian.org service is responsible for feeding us the
> screenshots that will be displayed to the future KDE applications
> users, so some initiative for making sure KDE applications are
> properly represented there would be helpful, because at the moment
> it's not on the best state (proofs [1]). I have created some tools for
> this if somebody is interested.
>
> Cheers!
> Aleix
>
> [1]
> http://screenshots.debian.net/package/kmail
> http://screenshots.debian.net/package/kontact
> http://screenshots.debian.net/package/kdevelop
> http://screenshots.debian.net/package/okular

I forgot, I'd also like to improve its integration with the distro
(kubuntu, debian, netrunner, you name it) by making it possible to
define sources for the top marquee, review services, etc. It would be
interesting if you could comment on this too.

Aleix



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