How to add program to Ubuntu Software graphical frontend?

Asked by Michal Maňas


how to add a program to Ubuntu Software?

I would like to add the GRAMPS. It is a regular program in the Ubuntu repository

What is necessary to do to have GRAMPS included in the Ubuntu Software graphical front end?

I suppose it is only need an icon of the program and the textual description of the program. Where should I request such thing?

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Ross Gammon (rosco2) said :

Hi Michal,

Thanks for asking this question. Actually, I think this is a bug.

All that is needed is for the AppStream data in the package to be installed in the correct location, in the right format.

It is possible that it is because the icon is installed in the wrong location:

I see the same problem on my Focal (20.04) Ubuntu machine.

I will investigate further.



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Bernard Stafford (bernard010) said :

I am using Ubuntu 20.04
I went to Ubuntu software search box typed -> Synaptic -> Installed it. -> Typed gramps in the synaptic package managers search box -> It found gramps -> check marked package to install & all of its dependicies -> Installed everything. It works fine no problems at all has an icon with 7 brown rectangle blocks.

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