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Some programs in the Software Center lack screenshots. Is there a way to add them?

Idea: It would be nice if there was some sort of button Add Screenshot under the "no screenshot" area

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You can quickly and easily add screenshots to screenshots.debian.net which is the website that the Software Centre gets its screenshots from.

There will be a delay in your uploads appearing in the Software Centre, because all screenshots are first moderated.

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I guess this only applies to programs being released in debian, what about programs only released in Ubuntu? –  Pit Feb 3 '11 at 13:09
    
@Pit it does apply to Ubuntu programs also (see this list of repositories that it includes) –  fluteflute Feb 3 '11 at 19:33
    
i'm trying to add the Snes9x's screenshot but it seems there is no package Snes9x in Debian so i can't add the screenshot, however Snes9x exists in USC. –  loonix Feb 11 '11 at 3:41
    
@user8972 snes9x is in Debian. I suspect the reason you can't add a screenshot for it is because the program is not fully open source. This might be by design, but you could report a bug. –  fluteflute Feb 11 '11 at 7:00
    
Thanks :-) –  loonix Feb 11 '11 at 16:39
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You can upload the screenshots.

For browsing screenshots : http://screenshots.ubuntu.com/packages/without_screenshots?search=&debtag=

For uploading : http://screenshots.ubuntu.com/upload

Regards,

Ilias el Matani

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