Bug 864593 - GNOME shell search does not return results when searching for "Install"
Summary: GNOME shell search does not return results when searching for "Install"
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-shell
Version: 18
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Owen Taylor
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2012-10-09 17:28 UTC by Ryan Lerch
Modified: 2014-02-05 12:31 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2014-02-05 12:31:00 UTC
Type: Bug

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GNOME Bugzilla 685824 0 None None None 2012-10-09 17:28:19 UTC

Description Ryan Lerch 2012-10-09 17:28:18 UTC
On the Fedora 18 Beta, running gnome 3.6, finding the package kit application
via search proved somewhat difficult.

I tried the search terms, "install", "packages", "add", "remove", all returned
no results.

However, a search for "Software" and "application" did result in the package
kit application did appear. 

It appears that gnome-shell search returns results from the commandname (in
this case, "gpk-application") and from the name in the desktop file (in this
case, "Software").

It does not return any results from the application description from the
desktop file (in this case, "Add or remove software installed on the system")

Another example of this issue presents when searching for "Browser", neither
firefox, nautalis or epiphany are displayed.

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