David Curtis <dcurtis@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, 27 Oct 2009 00:28:30 -0500
> "Cybe R. Wizard" <cyber_wizard@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > And another thing:
> > What if I'd like to install half a dozen apps at once? I can't
> > even choose them to install later using Ubuntu Software Center.
> "The Ubuntu Software Center is a graphical utility for package
> management in Ubuntu. In version 1, it will build on the basic
> philosophy of Add/Remove Applications and make it even easier to use."
> So it's _not_ a drop in replacement for synaptic, it just
> replaces Add/Remove Software, which never listed all the packages in
> the repos anyway.
But Add/Remove Software did/does let you install and/or uninstall
multiple applications at a time.
Though I don't seem to have got the software centre in my upgrade to
Karmic, unless it's an as-well-as to the Add/Remove applications.
> "In later versions, it will grow to replace Synaptic, gdebi, some
> parts of the Computer Janitor, and possibly Update Manager; and in
> version 3
It will be interesting to see how one app manages to be both as simple
as Add/Remove Applications is now and as complex as Synaptic without
just being a launcher with options for either.
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