Comment 3 for bug 601041

The Most Used and Installed groups come from Zeitgeist and S-C respectively. Until very recently I saved a good deal of IO not looking up the .desktop files for stuff where I could get the info I needed straight from S-Cs index.

However that changed (with the introduction of a cache for the parsed .desktop files) and we are now consistent between Most Used and Installed. The Available group still uses Name, which I guess is the right choice as you highlight.

It means that we have a bit of a broken UX when installing an app from the Available group though. I click Available -> gEdit and install it via S-C, after that GEdit shows up under Installed as "Text Editor"... There is no easy fix as far as I can see though... Perhaps with the highlighting of new apps as you requested it's helped out a bit.