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[Bug 820354] Apper Installs Software Without Root Authority

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=820354

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=820354#c15


--- Comment #15 from Scott Couston <secure@xxxxxxxxxxx> 2013-06-16 03:56:41 EST
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yet another failure of Auto-executed Apper

AS I have made this completely clear from the beginning with regard to just
Apper we have both version of

Apper can be an auto process as the screen shots show and it needs no root
authority.-See Screen Shots

Manually executing apper always requires root authority and then it gets worse
by using Yast>Online Update as the difference if finding new updates using the
same repos is totally different to what online update finds.

Apper, as you can see has no ability to resolve conflicts, mainly due to the
issue of it having far more access to user defined repos.

Apper is a vastly flawed process in that it cannot even bring change the focus
of the newest appearance of a new window...Its al over the place with focus and
does not comply with standard KDE behaviour.

I dont know if this is because ?Gnome treats window focus differently but with
KDE is looks like a first year Uni Student has written it...The bug with apper
and the way is behaves, I reported back in 11.3 and 4 no no one cared and this
issue was closed as fixed in a newer release. Guess what, it was never fixed
and
still behaves totally different to current KDE convention.

Apper needs ripping out and totally be rewritten its that hopeless as an
application

When you want our community to test and articulate bugs let me know,I'm out of
here because personal emotions have NO place in software development. Its that
simple

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