Listaller 0.5.4 released
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The distribution independent installer Listaller was rewritten and published in version 0.5.4, which is stated by the developer, the first usable version.
Listaller is a project with the aim of the ways to install software on Linux distributions, expand and improve. Listaller has taken over parts of the set autopackage project and is also cooperating with Zero Install, which, however, has more ambitious goals.
The developers of Listaller believe that the way to add a package source (eg a PPA on Ubuntu) to the system, just to get the latest version of a program, and dangerously excessive for this purpose is simple. To circumvent this problem, provides a distribution Listaller common set format available, can be published using the software for all Linux distributions. In addition, the project provides tools to create cross-distribution software.
Listaller supports only applications. It is not intended for large systems such as Gnome or KDE. Also, system components and system libraries should continue to be provided through PPAs experienced users is available. Listaller hooks itself to the management software in PackageKit, so take advantage of all the programs that PackageKit, automatically Listaller packages cope. Thus, even updates via PackageKit-frontends are available. The Listaller applications and they use libraries to isolate it from the rest of the system installed, so that they can be managed more easily and do not disturb the rest of the system.
With Listaller 0.5.4 , which is a complete re-implementation, the packet format itself should now change slightly, so that interested developers can create packages. In addition, the project can be integrated into distributions. New in the current version in addition to bug fixes and the ability to create a package for multiple processor architectures.