6 years ago
To me this appears to be a good idea, in fact the Software Manager would benefit from a more thorough recatorisation of packages. Let's face it there are a lot of packages listed which muddy the waters and hide the primary applications we may be searching for.
remoulder: The distros of course can decide in which categories a software is listed. Ubuntu Studio 14.x, for example, sorts Dartkable and Rawtherapee in the "correct" category: photography.
Categories are determined by the developer or packager not the distro.
I think so, Hammer459. Only tagging a few packages so that they appear in the best category/categories. In "all packages" or the general "graphics" category they get lost.
If this is something that is possible then absolutely!
Hammer459 I can't understand what you mean. The category "Photography" exists in software manager. There is no need for a new category or new software, but only to sort excisting package descriptions into the right category.
As long as they are in graphics, we cannot have an overabundance of categories.
Please note that most software available comes from other repositories, such as Ubuntu.