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How to install applications on and update Linpus Lite Desktop 1.7

Mar 23, 2012, 13:03 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to finid for this link. ]

"It uses a heavily-modified GNOME 3 desktop, and is published by Linpus Technologies, Inc., a Linux software solutions provider based in Taiwan. Unlike any other distribution that I have used or reviewed in recent memory, a new installation of Linpus Lite Desktop 1.7 is virtually without any usable application, other than Firefox 8.

"It has a graphical installation program, but it is of no use when it comes to installing applications or updating the few that are installed. The main interface of Online Updates, as it is called, is shown below. Even though it says there are patches (updates) available, none is listed. So, how do you install or update applications on this distribution?"

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