Bug 1731284 - Flatpak package on registry.fedoraproject.org
Summary: Flatpak package on registry.fedoraproject.org
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Status: ASSIGNED
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: torbrowser-launcher
Version: 31
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Gwyn Ciesla
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2019-07-18 22:35 UTC by rugk
Modified: 2019-08-13 16:49 UTC (History)
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Description rugk 2019-07-18 22:35:04 UTC
It would be great if you could provide a flatpak package of this app to https://registry.fedoraproject.org/.

Especially for users of Fedora Silverblue https://silverblue.fedoraproject.org/ this then allows a seamless installation and upgrades without rebooting the system (just restarting the application).

Additionally, flatpaks can of course be installed on any distro, so also non-Fedora users could use it too.

More details:
* https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Workstation/Flatpaks
* https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Changes/Graphical_Applications_as_Flatpaks
* https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/flatpak/tutorial/

I know that at least Firefox is available on Fedora Registry as a flatpak.
Maybe that should make it easier for you to implement this, because you can have a look on how they do it.
And Firefox (pre-releases) are also packaged here as a flatpak: https://firefox-flatpak.mojefedora.cz/

Related discussion: https://discussion.fedoraproject.org/t/tor-browser-on-silverblue/2032?u=rugk

Comment 1 rugk 2019-07-25 14:20:26 UTC
Oh, did not notice that, but actually there is already a proposed Flatpak manifest for Tor Browser (Lauchner): https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/25578#comment:8

Maybe this can be more officially supported/maintained (AFAIK they've asked for a maintainer there).

Anyway, I've also asked the TorBrowser-Launcher (upstream) makers:
https://github.com/micahflee/torbrowser-launcher/issues/407

Comment 2 Gwyn Ciesla 2019-07-25 14:23:01 UTC
I'm working on it using our module tools at the moment. I might look to the others for inspiration if needed.

Comment 3 Ben Cotton 2019-08-13 16:49:19 UTC
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 31 development cycle.
Changing version to '31'.


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