Easy application uninstall
sampsa_p at hotmail.com
Mon Feb 25 08:12:19 UTC 2008
So how should I proceed if I'd like to see this feature implemented?
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> Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2008 12:01:56 -0900
> From: "Bob Cortez" <rjcortez at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: Easy application uninstall
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> On Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 9:11 PM, Sampsa Pirinen <sampsa_p at hotmail.com>
> > I try a lot of different applications that end up unused cluttering my
> > applications -menu so I came up with an idea of having an "uninstall this
> > application" option in the applications -menu when right-clicking some
> > application's icon.
> > This would be very useful since I use finnish translated version of
> > ubuntu, and program names in the menu don't usually match the name of the
> > actual application. By having this easy uninstall option, I would avoid
> > having to go through the trouble of solving the program's actual name.
> > The option wouldn't obviously be present if the user doesn't have proper
> > permissions.
> > Once selected, the option would then open a "these packages will be
> > uninstalled" -dialog or synaptic with the proper packages already selected
> > for uninstallation.
> > Any thoughts about this?
> > - Sampsa
> Great idea. Also along those lines, how about a right click option to
> add/remove from auto startup routine?
Windows Vista + Windows Live. Astu digitaaliseen maailmaan.
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