Bug 1275800 - ipython notebook needs a desktop file
ipython notebook needs a desktop file
Status: NEW
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: python-notebook (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Miro Hrončok
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2015-10-27 14:52 EDT by Christian Fredrik Kalager Schaller
Modified: 2017-10-31 11:41 EDT (History)
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example desktop file (152 bytes, application/x-desktop)
2015-10-27 14:52 EDT, Christian Fredrik Kalager Schaller
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Description Christian Fredrik Kalager Schaller 2015-10-27 14:52:29 EDT
Created attachment 1086981 [details]
example desktop file

The ipython notebook IDE/shell should ship with a desktop file so that it becomes easily installable, discoverable and launchable from the desktop session.

What the package needs is:

a) .desktop file
b) application icon
c) appstream data file (http://www.freedesktop.org/software/appstream/docs/)

I added a .desktop file I made that works for me. That said it does leave a ipython process each time you run it, so I don't know if the package has some kind of automatic close on idle functionality that can be added.
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Comment 2 Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek 2016-11-25 09:44:32 EST
This applies also to python3-ipython-gui, it should have a graphical entry of some kind too.
Comment 3 Thomas Spura 2016-11-25 09:57:20 EST
Upstreamed at:
Comment 4 Miro Hrončok 2017-04-04 09:09:58 EDT
The never happening shutdown is a blocker for this. Maybe if we start the app with Terminal=true and let the user end it form there? But that's not so user friendly.
Comment 5 Miro Hrončok 2017-04-04 09:11:01 EDT
(In reply to Zbigniew Jędrzejewski-Szmek from comment #2)
> This applies also to python3-ipython-gui, it should have a graphical entry
> of some kind too.

Fixed in http://pkgs.fedoraproject.org/cgit/rpms/python-qtconsole.git/tree/python-qtconsole.spec#n131
Comment 6 Petr Viktorin 2017-08-07 07:15:41 EDT
Can we close this then?
Comment 7 Miro Hrončok 2017-10-31 11:41:49 EDT
(In reply to Petr Viktorin from comment #6)
> Can we close this then?

Nope, this is not fixed for python-notebook.

I guess I'll start with the terminal=True option and we can improve later.
Also, packaging https://github.com/takluyver/nbopen might be a good idea.

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