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Re: Prompt to install missing software?

John Pye <john@curioussymbols.com> writes:

> It just strikes me that there is a level of automation that would be
> really pretty simple to implement: "click here to install the
> missing package".

This makes the invalid assumption that the user who receives this
dialogue box is in a position to install software. That's not the case
in a great variety of use cases for Debian.

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Ben Finney

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