aptitude: Should use a tree control for package lists

Stephen R Laniel steve at laniels.org
Sun May 15 13:58:53 UTC 2005

Package: aptitude
Severity: wishlist

A question that I suspect many users will have is, "Which web browsers
do I have installed?" So they'll want to use synaptic first to display
all installed packages, then to display all installed web browsers.
The natural UI for this is a tree control.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 3.1
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Kernel: Linux 2.6.11-1-686
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)

Versions of packages aptitude depends on:
ii  apt [libapt-pkg-lib 0.6.35ubuntu2        Advanced front-end for dpkg
ii  libc6               2.3.2.ds1-20ubuntu13 GNU C Library: Shared libraries an
ii  libgcc1             1:4.0-0pre6ubuntu7   GCC support library
ii  libncurses5         5.4-4                Shared libraries for terminal hand
ii  libsigc++-1.2-5c102 1.2.5-1ubuntu2       Type-safe Signal Framework for C++
ii  libstdc++5          1:3.3.5-8ubuntu2     The GNU Standard C++ Library v3

-- no debconf information

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