Bug#220848: marked as done (gnome-apt: Package list would be more compact with icons)
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has caused the Debian Bug report #220848,
regarding gnome-apt: Package list would be more compact with icons
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Thanks for the much improved gnome-apt.
Here is a small suggestion for improvements. gnome-apt, like aptitude
and others, suffers from the problem of how to fit all the info in the
package lists. For me backend of version numbers is invariably clipped
because the version number column has been squeezed too much.
A few suggestion to save some space:
- Replace installation status with an icon, and/or abbreviations.
"Not Installed" is just way too long.
- Show (by default) only the new/to be installed version number, but
highlight the digits that are differnt from the previous numbers.
That way it is immediately obvious whether just the debian version
changed, it was a point release or a major jump, which is all I
usually care about.
-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
Kernel: Linux petteflet 2.4.20-1-k7 #1 Sat Mar 22 15:17:52 EST 2003 i686
Locale: LANG=english, LC_CTYPE=english
Versions of packages gnome-apt depends on:
ii apt [libapt-pkg-libc6 0.5.14 Advanced front-end for dpkg
ii apt-utils [libapt-ins 0.5.14 APT utility programs
ii bonobo-activation 1:2.2.4-1 Bonobo Activation Framework
ii gksu 0.9.16 Gtk+ Frontend to su
ii libart-2.0-2 2.3.16-1 Library of functions for 2D graphi
ii libatk1.0-0 1.4.1-1 The ATK accessibility toolkit
ii libaudiofile0 0.2.3-4 The Audiofile Library
ii libbonobo-activation4 1:2.2.4-1 Bonobo Activation Framework -- run
ii libbonobo2-0 2.2.3-1 Bonobo CORBA interfaces library
ii libbonoboui2-0 2.2.4-2 The Bonobo UI library
ii libc6 2.3.2-9 GNU C Library: Shared libraries an
ii libesd0 0.2.29-1 Enlightened Sound Daemon - Shared
ii libgcc1 1:3.3.2-1 GCC support library
ii libgconf2-4 2.2.1-4 GNOME configuration database syste
ii libgcrypt1 1.1.12-4 LGPL Crypto library - runtime libr
ii libglib2.0-0 2.2.3-1 The GLib library of C routines
ii libgnome2-0 2.2.3-2 The GNOME 2 library - runtime file
ii libgnomecanvas2-0 2.4.0-1 A powerful object-oriented display
ii libgnomeui-0 2.2.2-2 The GNOME 2 libraries (User Interf
ii libgnomevfs2-0 2.2.5-3 The GNOME virtual file-system libr
ii libgnomevfs2-common 2.2.5-3 The GNOME virtual file-system libr
ii libgnutls7 0.8.9-2 GNU TLS library - runtime library
ii libgtk2.0-0 2.2.1-6 The GTK+ graphical user interface
ii libjpeg62 6b-9 The Independent JPEG Group's JPEG
ii liblinc1 2:1.0.3-4 library to simplify creating netwo
ii liborbit2 1:2.6.3-2 Libraries for ORBit2 - a CORBA ORB
ii libpango1.0-0 1.2.5-1.1 Layout and rendering of internatio
ii libpopt0 1.7-2 lib for parsing cmdline parameters
ii libstdc++5 1:3.3.2-1 The GNU Standard C++ Library v3
ii libtasn1-0 0.1.2-1 Manage ASN.1 structures (runtime)
ii libxml2 2.5.11-2 GNOME XML library
ii libzvt2.0-0 2.0.1cvs20021009-4 The GNOME 2 zvt (zterm) widget - r
ii xlibs 4.2.1-12.1 X Window System client libraries
ii zlib1g 1:1.1.4-16 compression library - runtime
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The gnome-apt package has been removed from Debian so we are closing
the bugs that were still opened against it.
For more information about this package's removal, read
http://bugs.debian.org/414526 . That bug might give the reasons why
this package was removed, and suggestions of possible replacements.
Don't hesitate to reply to this mail if you have any question.
Thank you for your contribution to Debian.
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