Bug#435022: nautilus: Invoke gnome-app-install when no application known for file
Julian Andres Klode
jak at jak-linux.org
Sat Jul 28 16:47:18 UTC 2007
Josselin Mouette wrote:
> Le samedi 28 juillet 2007 à 18:01 +0200, Julian Andres Klode a écrit :
>>> Instead, I'd like to see this integrated in libeel's "run with
>>> application" dialog; available packages should be added to the list with
>>> an option to install them.
>> That sounds good, but I think it would result
>> in too much duplicated work.
> Not necessarily. Libeel already gets the list from gnome-menus, and AIUI
> it would only be a question of passing the app-install-data path to
> search for other applications.
> Installing the application would then be done by running directly
>> Simply adding a clickable textlabel with "Search for software"
>> which starts gnome-app-install would be better.
> That sounds fine at first, but keeping libeel's open with entry would
> make the menu confusing, and removing it would mean losing its
> functionality. Furthermore, other applications using libeel wouldn't
> benefit from this improvement.
>> Or having gnome-app-install listed in the applications list
>> as "Search other applications..."
> Yeah, an additional button in the dialog would definitely be the
> simplest implementation. I don't like the idea of another step until the
> installation, but it's also not something you do every day.
Something like in the attached image would be cool.
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