Bug 247292 - esc's autostart .desktop file fails to start under a KDE session
esc's autostart .desktop file fails to start under a KDE session
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: esc (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Jack Magne
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-07-06 14:19 EDT by Niko Mirthes
Modified: 2008-06-16 21:49 EDT (History)
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Patch allowing esc's autostart file to start as expected under a KDE session (420 bytes, patch)
2007-07-06 14:19 EDT, Niko Mirthes
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Description Niko Mirthes 2007-07-06 14:19:01 EDT
Description of problem:
The esc systray applet fails to open when starting a KDE session. As far as I 
know, this will be changed via a patch, allowing KDE to look in 
$XDG_CONFIG_DIRS/autostart (/etc/xdg/autostart). I've made some minor changes 
to esc.desktop to allow it to start successfully under a KDE 

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Start a KDE session
Actual results:
Note that the foo.desktop files placed in /etc/xdg/autostart aren't seen when 
KDE starts and the apps they reference are not started. Moving them to a 
location where they are seen by a KDE session results in undesirable behavior.

Expected results:
The desktop files in the system-wide autostart directory should start without 
major issues.

Additional info:
The attached patch adds:


StartupNotify allows the applet to start under a KDE session without 
displaying KDE's app start up notification icon.

X-KDE-autostart-after=panel allows the applet to start after KDE's panel 
(kicker), preventing a race between the panel and the applet.

I've also run desktop-file-validate against esc.desktop and removed the 
invalid 'Application;' and 'SystemSetup;' the tool complained about. It also 
seemed appropriate to add 'Monitor;' as per the Desktop Menu Specification 
Comment 1 Niko Mirthes 2007-07-06 14:19:01 EDT
Created attachment 158678 [details]
Patch allowing esc's autostart file to start as expected under a KDE session
Comment 2 Jack Magne 2007-07-09 19:09:41 EDT
Thanks very much for the report and patch.
Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 09:26:28 EDT
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Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2008-06-16 21:49:05 EDT
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