[maemo-users] Searching in the app manager

From: Bernard Tyers b at runningwithbulls.com
Date: Wed Jun 9 19:58:29 EEST 2010
On 9 Jun 2010, at 17:37, Paul Hartman wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 9, 2010 at 11:07 AM, Bernard Tyers <b at runningwithbulls.com> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> There used to be a handy function in the app manager to search.
>> I cannot seem to find this anymore after upgrading to 1.2.
>> Has it moved? It used to be in App Manager->Download->Click on Application Manager top bar and find "search".
> Hi Bernard,
> Now you must open a category and start typing on the hardware
> keyboard. Now there is no way to search using touchscreen-only AFAIK,
> and ability to limit your search to titles or descriptions is gone.
> In general I find it to be MUCH faster and easier to just go to xterm
> and do "apt-cache search foo" rather than deal with application
> manager and all of its monumental slowness.

Hi Paul, and all,

Ok, I wasn't aware of the new "feature". I'll have to try it and see how it works.

I wonder if there are any other hidden features.


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