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Opened 3 years ago

Closed 3 years ago

Last modified 16 months ago

#2197 closed enhancement (wontfix)

help gnome users find a way to get statusicon back

Reported by: Antoine Martin Owned by: Antoine Martin
Priority: major Milestone: 3.0
Component: client Version: 2.4.x
Keywords: Cc:


Follow up for #406.

If we find that the topicons / appindicator extension is not installed, show a warning dialog and offer to install the package (by calling packagekit? only if we know the package name?)
Have an option to not show the dialog again (and save to .local/share/xpra/conf.d/80_gnomeshell_warning.conf?).

If the extension is installed but not enabled, offer to enable it:

Once all of this has been done, offer to restart gnome shell

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 3 years ago by Antoine Martin

Status: newassigned

See also: AppIndicator3 Indicator props connected: True if we have a reasonable expectation of being displayed through this object. You should hide your TrayIcon? if so.

comment:2 Changed 3 years ago by Antoine Martin

Resolution: wontfix
Status: assignedclosed

Too hard to make this work reliably on all platforms (even just RPM platforms), so WONTFIX.

A "better" solution would be #476, see ticket:2161#comment:3

comment:3 Changed 16 months ago by migration script

this ticket has been moved to: https://github.com/Xpra-org/xpra/issues/2197

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