Bug#465387: no way to install a game

Stefano Zacchiroli zack at debian.org
Thu Mar 6 17:08:04 UTC 2008

On Tue, 12 Feb 2008 00:00:39 -0500, Joey Hess wrote:
> It should be possible to click to install a game.

+1 on this feature request.

> I'm not sure what would be the best way to handle the installation.
> "synaptic install <game>" would be great, except synaptic doesn't
> support that yet. ;-)

IMO just running a terminal in which an aptitude install is invoked
would be more than enough. Something on the lines of:

  gksu -- x-terminal-emulator -e "aptitude install <game>"

should probably work.


Stefano Zacchiroli -*- PhD in Computer Science ............... now what?
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