[Conf] mintInstall 6.5.1 Show:Installed not working properly

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[Conf] mintInstall 6.5.1 Show:Installed not working properly

Postby Ezel on Tue Jan 05, 2010 12:38 pm

There seems to be a bug with mintInstall 6.5.1 and the status-colors.
If one sets "Show: Installed software" one gets all the green-statuses (which I guess means installed) but one also gets a few orange ones (at least I do, since I have a few of them).
Now, there are NO explanation to what the h*ll those colors mean and the only clues I've found are from this blogpost which seems to show some older version of mintInstall:
http://www.linuxmint.com/blog/?p=1053

It says here that orange=Special (but I guess not installed). So. Orange-status items shouldn't be shown when one sets "Show: Installed software".

Also a short explanation of the statuses would be nice in the help-menu (or ANYWHERE), which at the moment only has an about-page.

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Re: mintInstall 6.5.1 "Show: Installed.." not working properly

Postby Husse on Mon Feb 22, 2010 12:45 pm

Confirmed - but this is more for the wish list
I have one yellow and that's skype
An apt search reveals
p python-skype
which means that there is one not installed package available and that does not make sense
Reported to Launchpad
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