GUI Package Manager For Trusty

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at
Mon Nov 4 13:59:30 UTC 2013

Rohan Garg <rohangarg at> wrote:
>On Friday 01 November 2013 07:53:37 Scott Kitterman wrote:
>> It seems like Muon is almost unmaintained.  We should take another
>look at
>> Apper (formerly KPackagekit).
>I don't think it's unmaintained, Aleix is still working on it. Yes,
>have regressed seriously in 13.10, but instead of replacing something
>we've tested over multiple cycles with something we'll only test for a
>cycle ( and a LTS at that ) is not a good idea IMHO.
>I'd rather actively work with upstream and get issues resolved than
>switch to 
>something completely untested only to find out that things don't work
>like we 
>want them to after the 14.04 release.

I tried apper briefly on saucy and the updater at least seems to be more reliable. 

I'd prefer to stick with Muon too, but it needs to work. 

Scott K

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