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Adam Bieńkowski

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What's New:

1.3.0 – Dec 4, 2020

This release adds new features and translations to Eddy and prepares the transition to elementary OS 6.0.

You can now view previously installed apps.

  • The option will appear in the welcome screen if you've previously installed any apps.
  • You can also view the installed date in the details view of a package if it has one.
  • This history can be managed through the builtin Security & Privacy settings in elementary OS.

Other additions:

  • Eddy will now show a warning icon if something is blocking currently ongoing operations in the app.
  • Preparation for elementary OS 6.0 styling changes (Cassidy James)
  • It is now possible to translate metadata of Eddy (Ryo Nakano)

New translations:

  • Simplified Chinese (colindemian)
  • Italian (Mirko Brombin)
  • Polish (tosziro)
1.2.2 – Apr 17, 2020

This release fixes comparing some package versions and includes new translations:

  • Dutch translation (Stan Janssen)
  • Czech translation (Jan Marek)
  • French translation (Nathan Bonnemains)
  • Japanese translation (Ryo Nakano)
  • Danish translation (siigdev)
  • Portuguese translation (Hugo Carvalho)
  • Spanish translation (Antonio Luis Román, Cristian Molina)


  • Some newer packages wrongly showed a button to downgrade
1.2.1 – Jul 4, 2018

This release fixes a critical error where the app would not launch due to missing files in installation.

1.2.0 – Jul 4, 2018

This release makes a Eddy work on Juno and includes new translations:

  • Russian translation (camellan)
  • Japanese translation (Ryo Nakano)

Special thanks to eudaldgr for porting Eddy to the Meson build system.

1.1.9 – Nov 12, 2017

This release fixes small annoyances with the UI and includes new translations:

  • Brazilian Portuguese translation (Paulo Galardi)
  • Lithuanian translation (welaq)
  • Spanish translation (Juan Carlos)
  • French translation (nvivant)


  • Fast switching to the detailed view while loading packages caused unintentional auto-switching to list view
  • Error dialog now has a proper title
1.1.8 – Sep 21, 2017

This release adds small improvements to the user interface and adds initial support for translations.


  • Show operation percentage alongside the status label
  • Properly handle terminating the application by external processes
  • Fix punctuation in the quit dialog
  • Replace confusing quit dialog actions with more explicit ones
  • Update application metadata
  • Update Dutch and German translations
1.1.7 – Aug 20, 2017


  • "About Eddy" now opens this AppCenter page


  • Update application metadata
1.1.6 – Jul 16, 2017
  • Fix about dialog not showing correctly
  • Fix the description label being already selected when entering details view
  • Minor code cleanups
  • New design of the details view
  • Better visibility in the window's titlebar
1.1.5 – Jun 12, 2017
  • Fix choosing "Load from Downloads" option only showing a spinner if there are no packages in the folder
  • Minor code cleanups
  • More debug information in the app output if ran in a shell
  • Rename executable to match RDNN naming convention
1.1.4 – May 28, 2017
  • Add a button to update / downgrade already installed package
  • Fix window growing in size when summary or package name is really long
  • The application can be now found under "System" category
  • Ctrl-Q now exists the app
1.0.4 – May 19, 2017
  • Do not display error dialog when operation cancelled
  • Display the progress of current operation in the dock
  • Sort packages by their state and name in the list view
1.0.3 – May 11, 2017
  • Save window state between sessions
  • Improved performance of launching the app second time
1.0.2 – May 3, 2017
  • Support other package formats such as .rpm for other package managers
  • Minor fixes
1.0.1 – Apr 22, 2017
  • Added an ability to open packages with Eddy in the file manager
  • Show a spinner when loading packages
  • Fixed adding a file already in the list duplicated it
1.0.0 – Apr 22, 2017
  • Completely port to PackageKit and remove aptdaemon dependency
  • Fix wrong icon displayed in the notifications
0.9.1 – Apr 20, 2017
  • Fix Desktop file being invalid
  • Bump granite dependency version
  • Update debian packaging
0.9.0 – Apr 17, 2017

Initial release