On Wed, Aug 10, 2022 at 12:31:43PM +1000, Hamish Moffatt via Interest wrote:
> > When your OpenSource project includes the scripts to make a proper
> > Debian or RPM package, you dramatically increase the odds of getting
> > your package into the actual distro repos. Does any distro actually put
> > AppImage files in their repo? I'm asking. I have never heard of it but
> > that doesn't mean there isn't some obscure distro doing that.
> I have never used an AppImage in 25 years of Debian and Linux experience
> either. It sounds equivalent to downloading a random unsigned .EXE from a
> web site and running it. I prefer official deb packages, or OCI/Docker
> container images, or at least a proper third party deb (ideally in a
> repository).

Same for me, at least at home.

There are two or three items that I regularly compile from source but apart
from that, it's "if there's no .deb, it doesn't exist" for me.

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