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UI enhancements planned for Software Center version 3.0

- Single-pane department screen

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/SoftwareCenter#Single-pane%20department%20screen

-- Hide non-application packages by default

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/SoftwareCenter#Software%20list%20view

-- History section.

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/SoftwareCenter#History%20section

-- "Where is it" feature to reveal the location of newly installed apps

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/SoftwareCenter#%E2%80%9CWhere%20Is%20It?%E2%80%9D%20button

-- Announcing newly-installed applications

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/SoftwareCenter#Announcing%20newly-installed%20applications

-- Dragging installed applications from Ubuntu Software Center to a launcher

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/SoftwareCenter#Dragging%20installed%20applications%20from%20USC%20to%20a%20launcher

-- Add-on packages

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/SoftwareCenter#Add-on%20packages

-- Add-on media
-- Improved license info

https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/software-center/+bug/579854

-- Custom package lists.

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/SoftwareCenter#Custom%20package%20lists

-- Assimilation of apturl

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/SoftwareCenter#apturl

-- Back and Forward menu items and keyboard equivalents

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/SoftwareCenter#Back%20and%20Forward%20menu%20items%20and%20keyboard%20equivalents

-- Add PPA/channel support to the installed items view

https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/software-center/+bug/524379

Planned for Software Center 3.0 but covered (and work items tracked) in separate blueprints:

-- Selling software

https://blueprints.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+spec/foundations-maverick-buy-something

-- Discovery of new apps released using the upcoming mechanism for delivering apps post-release

https://blueprints.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+spec/desktop-maverick-opportunistic-apps-stable-release

-- Copying installations across computers

https://blueprints.edge.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+spec/desktop-maverick-oneconf

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1 Comment to “Software Center 3.0 UI Enhancements for Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat)”

  1. freetstar says:

    i’m really looking forawrd it

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