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Description

This tool allows user to easily install their IDE's and tools, monitor versions, and licenses. From the web site:

Linux: JetBrains Toolbox App is packaged in AppImage and requires FUSE to run. See AppImage Wiki for details.

Is it worth packaging this for Solus if its distributed as an AppImage?

Web site: https://www.jetbrains.com/toolbox/app/

Event Timeline

drohm created this task.Nov 3 2016, 6:15 PM
DataDrake added a subscriber: DataDrake.

So, I noticed they had finally released this the other day, and I've been meaning to get around to adding it to Third Party. My main reason for hesitating to do that is that, on Linux, Toolbox installs JetBrains software to your home directory. That's all well and good on a single-user system, but on a multi-user computer that could potentially mean multiple copies of the same tool. When I did the other JetBrains tools for Third Party, I explicitly made them install into /opt and set up the .desktop files ahead of time, so that anyone with access to the system could use the software.

drohm added a comment.Nov 3 2016, 10:13 PM

This may get fixed in a coming update:

https://youtrack.jetbrains.com/issue/ALL-652

Currently in 1.0 Beta.

DataDrake moved this task from Backlog to Accepted For Inclusion on the Third Party Software board.

@drohm Nice find. I'll look at adding Toolbox in as soon as it can be configured to do /opt installs. For now, you should be able to download it and use it as a normal user.

DataDrake triaged this task as Normal priority.Nov 3 2016, 10:17 PM
drohm added a comment.Nov 6 2016, 11:15 PM

I just noticed that in the most recent released version, you can designate the install location (Settings):

pokgak added a subscriber: pokgak.Jun 14 2017, 10:12 AM

is this task alive?

feskyde added a subscriber: feskyde.
DataDrake closed this task as Wontfix.Oct 16 2018, 8:43 PM

Closing since we aren't accepting new editions. Toolbox is available as an AppImage (IIRC) because requires a subscription now afaict.