RFC: Moving Add/Remove... from System to Top Level

Cody A.W. Somerville cody-somerville at ubuntu.com
Thu Apr 10 15:35:37 UTC 2008

The only problem is that I would have to modify all the menu.xml.* files (I
could use a call to sed in the rules file) but it would still be

Also, I'd have to get an update to gnome-app-install sponsored to remove the
current xfce4 specific desktop file. The chances of causing problems is a
little higher than the usual change and reverting isn't as simple as
uploading a package.

Maybe we should defer this to Intrepid?



On Thu, Apr 10, 2008 at 12:20 PM, Jani Monoses <jani at ubuntu.com> wrote:

> Cody A.W. Somerville wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > Previously we've discussed moving the add/remove menu item from under
> > the system submenu to the top menu. I was wondering if the consensus was
> > that this was still a positive move and if people would like to see it
> > done for Hardy.
> That makes sense as it's a very obvious way for new users to discover
> the available packages.
> Jani
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