Linked by AndrewZ on Mon 14th Jun 2010 13:40 UTC
BeOS & Derivatives Andrew Hudson, whose recent article on BFS over at ARSTechnica intrigued us, shares with us some thoughts on the state of apps on Haiku. It turns out there are several repositories with a vast array of applications ready-to-go for your new Haiku install.
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Synthetic Package Manager
by AndrewZ on Mon 14th Jun 2010 19:04 UTC
AndrewZ
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2005-11-15

Some people are working with the Synthetic Package Manager:
http://haikuware.com/directory/view-details/development/app-install...

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RE: Synthetic Package Manager
by Eddyspeeder on Tue 15th Jun 2010 06:14 in reply to "Synthetic Package Manager"
Eddyspeeder Member since:
2006-05-10

That's great news! I was thinking throughout the entire article: "why not go for an Ubuntu-like package manager?" It would make that out-of-the-box experience for new users much easier, especially if in later versions there is a preview screenshot with every app (like in the Zeta installer).

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