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Ubuntu App Store: Fact or Fiction?

Jul 22, 2009, 14:03 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to The VAR Guy for this link. ]

"Still in beta, the store is called apperi. As of July 21, the online destination claimed to have nearly 120,000 indexed packages for Debian 4.0 and 5.0, and Ubuntu 8.04, 8.10 and 9.04. The apperi site also tracks the top 25 software packages — apparently based on user popularity.

"No doubt, just about everyone in the software industry has been trying to emulate Apple’s wildly popular App Store — which has managed 1.5 billion downloads, 65,000 applications and 100,000 developers since debuting a year ago."

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