Apper, a front-end for PackageKit
|Original author(s)||Daniel Nicoletti|
0.9.1/ 25 August 2014
|Written in||C++ (KDE Platform)|
|Type||Package management system|
|License||GNU General Public License|
Apper also has one main difference compared to the old KPackageKit: Apper can list applications instead of listing only packages. This makes it much more user-friendly and allows the user to search for and install applications without the added complexity of dealing with packages and dependencies. Besides installation of new applications it also allows easy removal and updates. It can be compared to the Ubuntu Software Center as well as the AppStream project.
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