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Beautiful one-click-install

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Hackweek VI
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Garrett made a
great mockup for a much more beautiful one click installer some time ago. It would be great to get this implemented.

I think it could be done with a small Qt application which uses libzypp or PackageKit or something like that as the backend to do the actual installation.

I won't be able to spend much time on it, but Will said he might be interested. Maybe also one of the YaST guys could join.



icons/user_comment.png G. L. wrote: (8 years ago)

I would be quite happy to help make this a reality.

When talking with Cornelius a short while ago, we realized that it could be even simpler (for the main flow at least). It would be fantastic if we have something great at the end of Hackweek... and I think that's completely possible.

icons/user_comment.png R. M. wrote: (8 years ago)

One of beautiful ideas in this proposal is to point out user that repository must be trusted before actually installing anything.

The missing piece is extended help how to check validity of the repository GPG keys. It is the same in YaST. You have some numbers on the screen and you have to trust them. How that works, how to check keys, when and why you can and should trust them is not explained.

  1. User can cancel operation, which means that repository will not be added and software that he wants will not be installed. or 
  2. Blindly accept key import and defeat purpose of this step. 
icons/user_comment.png 6. 6. wrote: (8 years ago)

LOVE the mockup! If it's like that, I vote for this!

icons/user_comment.png A. B. wrote: (7 years ago)

I love it, simple and user-friendly!

A search on top integrate with "" will be great,

icons/user_comment.png T. S. wrote: (7 years ago)

Will looked into this during hackweek, is there already some code?

icons/user_comment.png C. S. wrote: (7 years ago)

It's still a great idea, and a beautiful concept. Would be fantastic, if it finally could become reality. Hackweek 6 is a good opportunity for that. Any takers?

icons/user_comment.png J. R. wrote: (7 years ago)

Well, this mockup is absolutely awesome.
I guess it had been done before oneclick was really brought into YaST, so somebody has missed the mockups while implementing, but there are still chances that it can be fixed using libzypp/PackageKit along with PolicyKit directly, without calling YaST and dozens of extra windows popping around our desktops...

I'm looking forward.

icons/user_comment.png N. S. wrote: (6 years ago)

I think zypper/yast do a much better job at resolving conflicts than packagekit or whatever they call it

icons/user_comment.png C. S. wrote: (3 years ago)

I would very much like to see the mockup. But the link to the image is broken.

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