[www.kde.org] [Bug 467421] Button in KDE apps website is misleading, doesn't have flatpaks/snaps/etc. on it

Nate Graham bugzilla_noreply at kde.org
Tue Apr 4 21:19:13 BST 2023


Nate Graham <nate at kde.org> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
            Product|kde                         |www.kde.org
           Assignee|unassigned-bugs at kde.org     |kde-www at kde.org
             Status|REPORTED                    |NEEDSINFO
                 CC|                            |nate at kde.org
          Component|general                     |apps.kde.org
         Resolution|---                         |WAITINGFORINFO

--- Comment #1 from Nate Graham <nate at kde.org> ---
When you click that link, it opens Discover, which shows you all the different
options for installing the app that your computer currently has available. If
the app is available as a Flatpak, then Flatpak will be listed as an option in
the Sources menu.

> Yet the official KDE software
There may be a misconception here; apps.kde.org is just a web page listing KDE
apps that exist. As a dumb website, it can't know what apps you have the
ability to install based on installed distro repos, packaging formats, Flatpak
vs snap, etc. All the website can do is show you what apps are available and
provide links to show the app in Discover, if it's available  on your system.

So I'm not sure what exactly you expect to happen that's different from what's
already happening. Can you clarify the UX you would prefer? Are you asking for
the website itself to show a popup showing you the different sources or

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