Bug 23288 - Please install the supplied AppData file
Summary: Please install the supplied AppData file
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: General ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Linux
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Assignee: Bugzilla
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Reported: 2014-09-23 08:06 UTC by Richard Hughes
Modified: 2017-09-06 09:44 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Description Richard Hughes 2014-09-23 08:06:03 UTC
Please consider installing this AppData file we wrote: https://raw.githubusercontent.com/hughsie/fedora-appstream/master/appdata-extra/desktop/monodevelop.appdata.xml

This is used in GNOME and KDE software installers to add the application description and some screenshots. We'd love to showcase more applications, but without the extra data file we can't. The AppData file needs to be installed to /usr/share/appdata/ on Linux and the basename needs to match the .desktop basename. It would also be great if you could integrate the file with your translation system (e.g. intltool) to make the descriptions translated.

See http://people.freedesktop.org/~hughsient/appdata/ for more details; thanks!

Richard
Comment 1 Matthias Mailänder 2016-07-18 14:37:43 UTC
See https://github.com/mono/monodevelop/pull/1575 for an updated file.
Comment 2 Lluis Sanchez 2017-09-06 09:44:41 UTC
The PR was merged.