There have been a few requests over the years to have the PortableApps.com Platform scan additional paths for apps. The rationale is usually that users want to keep non-PAF apps separate from PAF apps or apps that are updated automatically by the platform separate from those that are not. I'm planning on implementing this within a future release of the PortableApps.com Platform and wanted to layout the setup and see if there are any comments or suggestions.
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Hi, i'm using PA since years. I think it's the most usefull software in the Microsoft Windows world.
I'm using PA on my laptop/PC with a connection to internet (for updates etc.)
Can anyone validate for me that the url (http://portableapps.com/updater/update.7z) called by the updater is hardcoded into the updater itself?
I am trying to build a local repository, and have all the the components I think I need except the ability to make the updater look for a custom url.
I load the xampp control panel and when I click on apache I get the following message:
Error: Apache shutdown unexpectedly
This may be due to a blocked port, missing dependencies,
improper privileges, a crash, or a shutdown by another method.
Press the Logs button to view error logs and check
the Windows Event Viewer for more clues
If you need more help, copy and post this
entire log window on the forums
I think I am in the right subforum, however this problem is quite complicated.
Before I realised what the PortableApps platform is I thought it was just a website where you can find free portable software.
Im going to reinstall Windows on several computers. I prepare myself to allready download all free applications I want to install on the computer. I thought "Many software is portable, which means less Windows registry adjustments, which also keep Windows fast, stable and last but definitely not least free from many hidden adjustments and hidden files.
In the interest of making Portableapps.com (and Launcher) as small as it can be, I have run all of the images from all of the folders through FileOptimizer - which is a front-end app for all of the cmdline compression algorithms. https://sourceforge.net/projects/nikkhokkho/files/FileOptimizer/ I'll be making a thread later to add to this platform. It's a great application. I use it every day.
Is there any way to add a Portable App to the PortableApps.com lancher that is not distributed for PortableApps.com? I know that on some apps simply copying its folder into the PortableApps folder is enough to make the launcher pick up on it, but that does not seem to be working on some apps. Specifically I am trying to add the portable version of SmartGit to the lancher, however I do not think it registers SmartGit because its executable is in a 'bin' subfolder of the apps folder.
Hello, I've been a long time user of the platform and eventually started to just install all apps so I'd have them if I needed them. I have them installed to the hard drive on each PC I own.
So I can take some video.. screenshots & whatever but I'm thinkin' about where to start so I'll just dive into it
So throughout restarts & what not I go to run my PortableApps launcher & when I run it.. it opens but it also says PortableApps Launcher is already running..