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What is this appcenter exactly? Don’t we have software for managing repositories already?

The AppCenter provides a curated list of apps for the common user and should that users first step to install app on eOS. IMO it has too major goals for eOS.

  1. Provide “trustworthy” app to the user with a clean interface for the user
  2. Provide a way to (optionally) monetize software for developers

Both things the Ubuntu software store failed to deliver

This is impressive for a FOSS project that also heavily advocates GPL licensed apps. I never did a Linux desktop app nor programmed in Vala. Time to have look…