[maemo-developers] how to show installed application icon on the App manager's Uninstall menu

From: ibrahim ibrahim.ali at asgatech.com
Date: Sun Jan 10 14:14:11 EET 2010
Andrew Flegg wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 10, 2010 at 11:39, ibrahim <ibrahim.ali at asgatech.com> wrote:
>> Since I failed to install my application using a .install file with a
>> local repository. I wonder if an application package was installed from
>> command-line "using dpkg -i package_name.deb" can it -at least- be
>> uninstalled using the app manager ??
>> does it have a chance to appear on Hildon application Manager's Uninstall
>> list ?? If it is possible, how to do that?
> The Application Manager only shows, and manages, packages in the
> "user" section. In debian/control, if your application is user-facing,
> it should have it in a line of the form:
>     Section: user/...
> Where "..." is one of the sections listed here:
>     http://wiki.maemo.org/Documentation/Maemo_5_Developer_Guide/Packaging%2C_Deploying_and_Distributing#Sections
> HTH,
> Andrew
It worked like magic !!
thanks alot. really appreciate your fast response
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