[ubuntu-art] Community Themes Too Hard To Find

Merk merkinman at hotmail.com
Thu Mar 4 02:04:22 GMT 2010

What if the community themes showed up in appearance, but faded and when
clicked the user was prompted to install?

Andrew SB wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 8:20 PM, John Baer <baerjj at gmail.com> wrote:
>> As I installed community themes and I found the only way to locate the
>> package was through Syntapic search.
>> As Software Center becomes the desired software installation tool is
>> there a way to add this package?
> In Karmic software-center only presented GUI applications (with a few
> special exceptions). This is no longer the case in Lucid. Searching
> for "community themes" in software-center will now show the desired
> package. Though if you just search for themes, it is buried deeply and
> applications are still featured more prominently.
> See this blueprint for reference:
> https://blueprints.edge.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+spec/foundations-lucid-non-applications-in-software-center
> I'm not sure how we can make it more findable. One idea would be to
> ask the desktop-team to consider placing it in the featured section.
> Although, the current criteria states that featured packages should be
> applications. You might want to send an email asking about this to the
> desktop list.
> - Andrew SB
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