Bug 614950 - Feature Request: List all installed packages with chronological sorting
Summary: Feature Request: List all installed packages with chronological sorting
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-packagekit
Version: 13
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Richard Hughes
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-07-15 15:53 UTC by Need Real Name
Modified: 2011-06-29 13:29 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2011-06-29 13:29:02 UTC

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Description Need Real Name 2010-07-15 15:53:47 UTC
Description of problem:

A feature request, actually. Presently, the Gnome Package Kit fronted does not seem to have the ability to list all installed packages in chronological order; the equivalent command-line option would be rpm -qa --last | less.

This feature would make it much easier to try out and then undo a particular installation of a set of packages.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Option to list all installed packages in chronological order does not exist.
Actual results:

Expected results:

Additional info:

Comment 1 Richard Hughes 2010-07-16 18:48:44 UTC
Doesn't gpk-log do this in a better way?

Comment 2 Need Real Name 2010-07-16 23:47:15 UTC
There is a built-in menu command (File>Software Log) that displays a chronological record of package operations, but it doesn't have checkboxes for easy removal of recently added packages.

What this means is that if I install a package that requires the installation of ten other packages, and then I later decide I want to remove them all, I have to look them up one by one in the main window and deselect them. That can get time consuming, especially if instead of ten additional packages, I need twenty. Testing a program and then removing it can become a hassle.

It would be great if I could just display a reverse-chronological list of my installed packages in the main package window, where I see the checkboxes, so that I could easily deselect all the last eleven packages and uninstall them in one move.

Is that a possible additional feature?

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