Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1283672
[gnome-shell] gnome-boxes does not start up in GNOME Wayland session when launched from activities icon list
Last modified: 2017-08-08 08:26:12 EDT
Description of problem:
For current Fedora development, gnome-boxes does not start up under GNOME on Wayland session when launched from the "Activities" icon list.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Launch GNOME on Wayland session.
2. Lauch gnome-boxes from "Activities" icon list.
gnome-boxes does not start up.
gnome-boxes starts up successfully.
- gnome-boxes does start up correctly when launched from the command line.
- gnome-boxes does start up correctly when launched from the "Activities" icon list under GNOME on Xorg.
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 24 development cycle.
Changing version to '24'.
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