Commercial apps in Edgy?

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Mon Oct 23 14:34:03 BST 2006

On Sun, Oct 22, 2006 at 07:48:02PM -0700, Daniel Robitaille wrote:
> I just noticed that Real Player and Opera are not available in Edgy via
> gnome-app-install like they were in Dapper.  A bit more digging shows
> that the directory of the Edgy specific repository
> (
> is currently empty, while the one for dapper still contains a few
> applications, including an outdated Opera
> (
> Anyone knows if these commercial applications were a feature that was
> specific to Dapper only, or they will also be available in Edgy by the
> time of the final release? 

It's likely that the Edgy repository will have some commercial applications,
but it will to some extent be at the discretion of the commercial vendor.
Some of them may not wish to support many releases at once, in which case
they are likely to focus on Dapper.

 - mdz

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