Announcement: One Click Installer

Jerome Haltom wasabi at larvalstage.net
Tue Aug 7 22:29:27 UTC 2007


The .debs are already in which repository? Who built them?

If Ubuntu's repository, well, what have you solved then? They were
already there.

On Wed, 2007-08-08 at 00:23 +0200, Krzysztof Lichota wrote:
> Scott Kitterman napisał(a):
> > OK, so for a Debian system, where do the.debs come from that One Click is 
> > needed for?
> 
> The debs are already in repositories. It is about giving users easy
> access to them.
> 
> > This is the part that keeps confusing me.  You seem to think if installing 
> > were just easier, people would install more stuff (probably true), but I 
> > think the real limiting factor is getting the stuff properly packaged.
> 
> Try reading forum posts or the Scribus page I have mentioned
> (http://www.scribus.net/index.php?name=Sections&req=viewarticle&artid=4&page=1).
> They are full of descriptions how to add repository, how to add key,
> etc. Repeated all over again. And in many cases they go to most common
> denominator (modifying /etc/apt/sources.list and using apt-key in
> console), because if they describe one application (like Synaptic), then
> user might be using different (like Adept).
> 
> Now imagine you are user who wants to install application. And he must
> take so many difficult steps to achieve simple goal - installing
> application.
> 
> Or you are an application author which can either depend on his users to
> know how to add repository, or he can create description how to do it
> once again.
> 
> This is the problem I am trying to solve.
> 
> 	Krzysztof Lichota
> 





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