Re: Proposal for reducing the number of unremovable apps in GNOME Software

On Mon, 2017-11-06 at 11:23 +0100, Carlos Soriano wrote:

On Sat, Nov 4, 2017 at 11:03 PM, Jeremy Bicha <jbicha ubuntu com>
On Sat, Nov 4, 2017 at 4:45 PM,  <mcatanzaro gnome org> wrote:
On Sat, Nov 4, 2017 at 2:41 PM, Florian Müllner <fmuellner@gnome.
org> wrote:
Why is that in the list? I would expect most users to use the
PrintScrn shortcuts for taking screenshots, which don't depend
gnome-screenshot (anymore).

Maybe we should drop it from core, then?

Well, based on Michael's original definition here, is it an
app without a popular drop-in replacement that seems to be unable
be properly confined as a Flatpak?

Can it be confined by Flatpak?

I think that it is an essential app. Users expect to be able to
screenshots and we should not expect users to use keyboard
instead of regular apps. Personally, I don't recall hearing anyone
complain about gnome-screenshot being pre-installed and

The list seems to be missing several core system utilities:
- Archive Manager

I'm not sure this one should be nowadays, we have the common use case
covered in Nautilus already (except dammed rar5 in some corner cases,
but I believe rar is not so used anymore).

It's still used plenty, depending on the use of it, which is why I
worked to have CBR files work out of the box in evince.

Determining usage should also consider its past usage. It's unlikely
that users will re-compress all their files using a different
compression algorithm if their original choice becomes unpopular.

- Disks
- Disk Usage Analyzer
- Logs
- System Monitor

Jeremy Bicha
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