[REQUEST] Add GUI option for pkcon refresh to Sailfish Utils

asked 2019-02-07 11:26:31 +0300

updated 2020-01-05 03:13:18 +0300

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It might be handy to add a GUI for the pkcon refresh command to the Sailfish Utilities App, it seems that a number of users are needing to use the command but don't feel comfortable using the terminal.

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If you need to use devel-su pkcon refresh then you are already in and using terminal,no?

Spam Hunter ( 2019-02-07 12:27:15 +0300 )edit

In case the need is justified, the utility app is free software and merge request can be send to: https://github.com/sailfishos/sailfish-utilities

Damien Caliste ( 2019-02-07 12:50:41 +0300 )edit

@Edz there are many situations in which people need to use devel-su pkcon refresh also when they are not using the shell. you can see it also often given as solution here on tjc. having a one button solution will make things a lot easier for noobs i think :)

misc11 ( 2019-02-07 16:59:07 +0300 )edit

You can use the app 'ShellEx' from openrepos for commands which you use often. For pkcon refresh add it without the devel-su. It will be a "2 Button" solution at least. ;)

1984 ( 2019-02-07 17:48:41 +0300 )edit

@misc11 - can you give an example please?, I'm simply curious how pkcon refresh applies when NOT in terminal, thanks

Spam Hunter ( 2019-02-07 17:58:44 +0300 )edit