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Post#166 by Tolkem » 14 Sep 2021, 12:34

ncmprhnsbl wrote:
01 Jul 2021, 13:41
speaking of wine, look what i found: https://github.com/Hackerl/Wine_Appimage
I tried that one a couple of months ago and it didn't work for me. Don't know if it's already mentioned somewhere in the thread, but here's an interesting one I recently learned about https://github.com/vladimiry/ElectronMail
ElectronMail is an Electron-based unofficial desktop client for ProtonMail. The app aims to provide enhanced desktop user experience enabling features that are not supported by the official in-browser web clients. It is written in TypeScript and uses Angular.
It works fine.
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Kulle wrote:
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FreeTube is an open source desktop YouTube player
Great! :beer:
FreeTube is great, though sometimes some videos won't load. I've been using it for quite some time now. It uses invidious https://invidious.fdn.fr/feed/popular

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Post#167 by Tolkem » 15 Sep 2021, 03:39

Here are a few from the Maui project some might find handy https://mauikit.org/apps/ and download the appimages from here https://download.kde.org/stable/maui/ while the latest version is 2.0, there aren't any appimages for those just yet, only v1.1.1 and v1.2.2, I use shelf, a document viewer, and it works great. Most of them are +100 MB. For instance, shelf is 157 MB.

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Post#168 by M. Eerie » 18 Sep 2021, 09:43

Good to know.

Thanks!
Cheers!

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Post#169 by Tolkem » 18 Sep 2021, 14:20

M. Eerie wrote:
18 Sep 2021, 09:43
Good to know.

Thanks!
You're welcome! :) This one is very interesting https://github.com/Nitrux/nx-software-center
A graphical front end to manage AppImage applications built using MauiKit.

The AppImages displayed are fetched from:

https://www.appimagehub.com/

However, I tried it, and it didn't work for me, I didn't try in Porteus, though. I did try Nitrux Live, and seems quite a convenient tool for appimage users, like ourselves.
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Post#170 by M. Eerie » 19 Sep 2021, 08:56

Tolkem wrote:
18 Sep 2021, 14:20
This one is very interesting https://github.com/Nitrux/nx-software-center
I've tried Nitrux with no success until now... Will keep an eye on it and his .AppImage integration.

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Post#171 by Tolkem » 20 Sep 2021, 13:55

M. Eerie wrote:
19 Sep 2021, 08:56
Tolkem wrote:
18 Sep 2021, 14:20
This one is very interesting https://github.com/Nitrux/nx-software-center
I've tried Nitrux with no success until now... Will keep an eye on it and his .AppImage integration.

:beer:
Turns out I'd downloaded an outdated version, here's the link for latest nx software center https://github.com/Nitrux/nx-software-c ... 4.AppImage this one did work, well, it started, haven't really tried to get any app yet.

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Post#172 by Rava » 21 Sep 2021, 22:10

Do I get that right?

Is the "nx software center" an AppImage for handling, well, AppImages? Image
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Post#173 by Tolkem » 24 Sep 2021, 23:57

Rava wrote:
21 Sep 2021, 22:10
Do I get that right?

Is the "nx software center" an AppImage for handling, well, AppImages? Image
Basically, yes. I don't know how people manage their appimages, and by that I mean how they update them, because unless appimage-updater can do that(and in my experience it doesn't with every single one out there, but a few ones only), they'll have to launch a web browser, and visit the app's website to download its latest release. If they only get and download them from GitHub and subscribe to be notified for releases, then that makes things a bit easier, and even then sometimes notifications won't arrive, and they'll only notice it when they visit the app's GitHub page and find out that there's a newer version they didn't know about. So, having a tool that allows me to check for newer versions as well as find out about some others I may not know, I'd say that's a pretty handy one. :)

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Post#174 by Rava » 25 Sep 2021, 08:13

Tolkem wrote:
24 Sep 2021, 23:57
So, having a tool that allows me to check for newer versions as well as find out about some others I may not know, I'd say that's a pretty handy one.
That sounds good indeed, when they only list trustworthy sites.
Otherwise its a heaven for rootkits, ransomware and such.
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Post#175 by Tolkem » 26 Sep 2021, 11:51

Rava wrote:
25 Sep 2021, 08:13
Tolkem wrote:
24 Sep 2021, 23:57
So, having a tool that allows me to check for newer versions as well as find out about some others I may not know, I'd say that's a pretty handy one.
That sounds good indeed, when they only list trustworthy sites.
Otherwise its a heaven for rootkits, ransomware and such.
Agree. As far as I can tell, it lists appimages from appimagehub.com. I still haven't tried to download any app with it, maybe I do today and share my experience here. :)

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Post#176 by Kulle » 26 Sep 2021, 15:10

Hi Tolkem,
nx-software-center-latest-x86_64.AppImage does not work in Potues 4.0 Xfce.
Various missing dependencies!

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Post#177 by Rava » 27 Sep 2021, 01:09

Kulle wrote:
26 Sep 2021, 15:10
nx-software-center-latest-x86_64.AppImage does not work in Potues 4.0 Xfce.
Various missing dependencies!
That's up to the AppImage maintainers to provide all libraries needed, that's the idea about AppImages.

When it doesn't work either use USM and create a module, or provide the libraries yourself.
Or email the ones providing the AppImage with a complete list of missing libs, maybe they help.
Cheers!
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