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Zemerin 3. Dez. 2012 um 1:18 Uhr
Issue report: Spacechem asked to install unspecified packages

I was just going to play SpaceChem for the first time (nice key copy UI), when gksudo popped up asking for my password to do an "apt-get install". As a sysadmin, being asked out of the blue to give your password to install unspecified packages instantly raises alarm bells.

If a game needs to install some packages, please make it obvious which packages it is going to install, and give me the option to do so by hand if I want to do so (which will also help for those not using Debian based systems).

It might be an idea to have any dependencies handled on the steam side rather than by the game itself. It's easier to verify that steam does things securely than every game I want to play.

Zuletzt bearbeitet von Zemerin; 3. Dez. 2012 um 6:59 Uhr
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Flash of Brialliance 7. Dez. 2012 um 19:46 Uhr 
kirrun 11. Dez. 2012 um 7:13 Uhr 
Hardcoding gksudo and apt-get is definitely not the best idea.
blacke4dawn 11. Dez. 2012 um 8:22 Uhr 
It's most likely that this has never been raised as an issue for their Windows and Mac clients so they didn't think about it when putting this one together.
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