By hughsie on September 23, 2013
Thanks to a lot of help from the IBus developers, we’re now able to install and remove input methods in GNOME Software.
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By hughsie on September 20, 2013
There’s a new version of the AppData validation tool, now with all the reported bug fixed, and a lot of new tests added. Get it while it’s hot, appdata-tools-0.1.2.tar.xz or I’ve built Fedora RPMs too. Please yell if you think you’ve written a valid file, and it fails to validate using the tool. We’re now being […]
By hughsie on September 19, 2013
Hi all. tl;dr: If you want to run GNOME Software on MATE or XFCE you need to set an environment variable like GNOME_SOFTWARE_COMPATIBLE_PROJECTS=MATE,GNOME,XFCE Long version: In the software application we have the problem where applications have the same name and summary, but are targeted against different desktops. We know when an app targets a specific desktop […]
By hughsie on September 18, 2013
A upstream maintainers have contacted me about some kind of validation tool for AppData files. I’ve spent a couple of days creating and then packaging appdata-tools which includes the appdata-validate command. This returns non-zero if there are any syntax or style issues with the AppData file. I’d appreciate it if a few people could try […]
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By hughsie on September 13, 2013
First, don’t panic, it’s not some big secret agenda, or any kind of Swedish conspiracy. The Fedora AppStream generator ignores your application if: There is no Name or Comment in the desktop file. You need both. There is no application icon, or if the application icon is missing or less than 32×32 in size Your […]
By hughsie on September 9, 2013
Thanks to the always-awesome Giovanni Campagna, GNOME Software now speaks your language.
By hughsie on September 7, 2013
Do you use or maintain or use any of these application: Evince, GNOME Calculator, gucharmap, GNOME Clocks, GNOME Dictionary, GNOME Documents, Empathy, Evolution, Nautilus, GNOME Font Viewer, Glade, DevHelp, Eye of GNOME, GNOME Screenshot, Sound Converter, GNOME System Monitor, GNOME Terminal, GNOME Tweak Tool, Totem, Epiphany, XChat, LibreOffice Calc, LibreOffice Draw, LibreOffice Base, LibreOffice Impress, or […]
By hughsie on September 3, 2013
Do you maintain or have commit access or one of these applications: echomixer envy24control hdspconf hdspmixer hwmixvolume alsamixergui brasero camorama cheese clementine cutecw easytag flumotion-admin fmtools gimmix gmpc gnaural gnomad2 gnome-chord gnome-scale gnomebaker gqradio grip gtk-recordmydesktop gtkpod gtkwhiteboard guitarix gxine idjc isomaster gnome-istanbul jack-rack kover ladi-system-tray lash-panel lingot nxtvepg oxine pencil pianobooster picard pitivi qt-recordmydesktop […]
By hughsie on September 2, 2013
I NEED SOME AWESOME PEOPLE TO HELP ME GET GNOME-SOFTWARE FINISHED: If you can visit this page and help fill in details for our first set of featured applications, you’d be awesome.
By hughsie on August 29, 2013
Do you maintain an application that people use? Do you want people to be able to install it easily in the GNOME Software Center? If both of those are true, please read the newly finalised AppData specification and ship one tiny extra file in your tarball. People will love you for doing it, and I’ll really appreciate […]