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|Summary:||change application name to Firefox in desktop file|
|Component:||firefox||Assignee:||Christopher Aillon <caillon>|
|Status:||CLOSED WONTFIX||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Version:||12||CC:||cschalle, gecko-bugs-nobody, mclasen|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
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|Last Closed:||2010-12-05 01:40:20 EST||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
Description jmccann 2009-07-28 18:44:45 EDT
Currently we are using the name as "Firefox Web Browser". This is actually an incorrect use according to the desktop file spec (as described in http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/xdg/2009-July/010807.html) and it happens to make problems for gnome-shell. Another factor is that these days far more people know and recognize the Firefox than they used to (in fact arguably more people recognize Firefox than understand what a Browser is). We should change the desktop file to use "Firefox" for the name field and continue to use "Web Browser" or maybe "Web" for the generic name.
Comment 1 Christopher Aillon 2009-07-29 13:57:54 EDT
Taking bug for now.
Comment 2 jmccann 2009-09-23 17:58:30 EDT
Created attachment 362364 [details] patch for desktop file I don't think we need to add X-GNOME-FullName.
Comment 3 Christopher Aillon 2009-10-13 18:43:44 EDT
Committed to cvs for firefox and thunderbird, but didn't produce builds; new builds should be coming soon though.
Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2009-11-16 06:09:59 EST
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 12 development cycle. Changing version to '12'. More information and reason for this action is here: http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/BugZappers/HouseKeeping
Comment 5 Bug Zapper 2010-11-04 06:39:42 EDT
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Comment 6 Bug Zapper 2010-12-05 01:40:20 EST
Fedora 12 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2010-12-02. Fedora 12 is no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further security or bug fix updates. As a result we are closing this bug. If you can reproduce this bug against a currently maintained version of Fedora please feel free to reopen this bug against that version. Thank you for reporting this bug and we are sorry it could not be fixed.