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I have a game on android market that I wrote as an open source project. It's still under production, but there's a barcode on the site below that will allow one to download the app if you have an android phone.
The idea behind the project is that I like to do all my updates with 'aptitude' from the command line, but at the same time I like a gui for searching through the project database. To this end I made such a gui, called 'gaptsearch', for doing this display work. I don't use the aptitude ncurses interface.
There are no debs available, but if you have an environment where you can use simple Makefiles you can probably compile it. As of this writing I'm using debian squeeze, and the glade package, so if your system is up to these specs you probably won't have any trouble. Here is...
This is a duplication of some of the posts I made to the debian forum on LinuxQuestions, as well as some new material. What follows immediately is the first post to the thread. After that I skip around the thread a little. I've purposely only duplicated my own posts here, though some of the others were interesting. To read the original thread go to this link: