[SOLVED] Why isn't Lutris in Software Manager?

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[SOLVED] Why isn't Lutris in Software Manager?

Post by Fredashay » Thu Apr 11, 2019 6:07 pm

Yes, I know you can link to the PPA and install it with apt-get (which I did). But I'd trust it more and feel more comfortable if it was available from the Software Manager. I know it's no big deal, but I'm just curious...
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Re: Why isn't Lutris in Software Manager?

Post by jimallyn » Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:20 pm

Mint comes with the most common applications that most people are going to want to have. Apparently the Mint devs didn't think Lutris falls in that category. I agree with them. I had never heard of it before and had to do a web search just to find out what it is. There may also be other reasons based on the desires of the Lutris devs.
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Re: Why isn't Lutris in Software Manager?

Post by Appoloin » Fri Apr 12, 2019 6:57 am

Being in the official repo wont help. Lutris update's every few months, if it was in the repo you might get an update once a year.

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Re: Why isn't Lutris in Software Manager?

Post by Fredashay » Thu Jun 06, 2019 6:22 pm

Okay. Fair enough :-)
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Re: [SOLVED] Why isn't Lutris in Software Manager?

Post by pizzadude » Fri Jun 07, 2019 12:56 am

Fredashay wrote:
Thu Apr 11, 2019 6:07 pm
Yes, I know you can link to the PPA and install it with apt-get (which I did). But I'd trust it more and feel more comfortable if it was available from the Software Manager. I know it's no big deal, but I'm just curious...
The Lutris team officially maintains the Lutris ppa.

Also, Strider (main lutris dev) is a nice guy, and a pretty trustworthy guy in my opinion.

Anyways, as long as you use the official lutris ppa listed on lutris.net you should be fine. :mrgreen:
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