Why doesn't everyone use appimages instead of .deb, .rpm or other native binary system?

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  • AppImageLauncher

    Helper application for Linux distributions serving as a kind of "entry point" for running and integrating AppImages

  • AppImageKit

    Package desktop applications as AppImages that run on common Linux-based operating systems, such as RHEL, CentOS, openSUSE, SLED, Ubuntu, Fedora, debian and derivatives. Join #AppImage on irc.libera.chat

    I copied this from appimage.org

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  • pkg2appimage

    Tool and recipes to convert existing deb packages to AppImage

    Depends on who makes them, but generally everything besides this list

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