can you help collect package popularity data?
tim at timwise.co.uk
Sun Apr 11 00:36:24 CEST 2010
I think it would be good for the community to have some idea of the
install base for applications. So I wrote a very quick and dirty way for
people to submit their installed package list.
Try it with the following (will clobber anything called pop in /usr/bin):
tar -C / pop.tar.gz
then submit your package list with
You can view submissions at
I've not done any work on analysis yet.
The code is at http://github.com/timabell/popularity
improvements would be welcome, as would inclusion in the various distros.
Perhaps if it works out this could be hosted by the various distro servers.
see also http://popcon.debian.org/
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