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[openFATE 312489] Search for GUI applications in YaST
Feature changed by: Mário Castanheira (SpeccyMan)
Feature #312489, revision 5
Title: Search for GUI applications in YaST

openSUSE Distribution: Unconfirmed
Requester: Important

Requested by: Mindaugas Baranauskas (embar-)
Partner organization:

- Now YaST allow to see mixed packages: applications, libraries,
- extentions for programs... For new users it would be very friedly
- interface, wich has feature to filter only Applications (programs with
- GUI). Process of filtering could be based on searching for
+ Now YaST's Software Management module allows users to see mixed
+ packages (e.g.: applications, libraries, extensions for programs,
+ etc...). For new users, an extra filter/view that would show ONLY
+ Applications (programs with GUI) would make this module's interface a
+ lot more user-friendly.
+ The process of filtering could be based on searching for
/usr/share/applications/*.desktop in RPM.
(Maybe additionally: extract icons, related to *.desktop files)

#1: Mário Castanheira (speccyman) (2011-12-14 00:48:16)
If i get you right what you want is an option in YaST's Software
Management module that allows it to show ONLY Applications (hidding all
other packages, libraries, extensions and so on), right?

#2: Mindaugas Baranauskas (embar-) (2011-12-14 14:30:14) (reply to #1)
Yes, you are right.

+ #3: Mário Castanheira (speccyman) (2011-12-15 02:55:56) (reply to #2)
+ I think i enhanced your description... Please see if you agree whit it
+ :)

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