[emteria.OS] F-Droid and Yalp Store

F-Droid is an open-source app store for free applications. Starting with emteria.OS version 0.5.3, F-Droid is included in all emteria distributions by default. This guide shows how to install the “Yalp Store” from F-Droid and use it to download additional applications.

Starting F-Droid

You can find the F-Droid app on the home screen or in the list of all available applications (drawer). To open the drawer, click on the white circle with six dots. file
On first start, F-Droid will take a moment to download and update its app database. Wait for this process to complete. file

Install the Yalp Store

F-Droid has a builtin search that is the best way to find specific apps. file
After clicking on an item from the search results, you will see a page with all the information on the selected app. Click “Install” to start the download and installation process. file
You will be prompted for permission to install the app. Confirm this dialog. file

Use the Yalp Store

Once the installation has finished, you can start the Yalp Store from the drawer. It is listed along with other installed applications. file
Yalp shows itself in the app list, which may be confusing. Just ignore it and use the search function in the top right corner in order to search for your favorite apps. file
You can also open the category view from the settings menu and browse through all available applications file.
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Published date: 15/01/2018 1:56PM
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