[Pkg-telepathy-maintainers] Bug#617313: Bug#617313: Bug#617313: empathy: Empathy becomes inaccessible without a tray dock
Jan Hauke Rahm
jhr at debian.org
Sun Oct 16 20:10:40 UTC 2011
fixed 617313 126.96.36.199-1
On Mon, Sep 19, 2011 at 08:18:34AM +0200, Jan Hauke Rahm wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 08, 2011 at 01:07:29PM +0000, Emilio Pozuelo Monfort wrote:
> > On 08/03/11 08:16, Jonny Lamb wrote:
> > > On Tue, Mar 08, 01:28:31 +0100, Fredrik Tolf wrote:
> > >> When running a window manager that does not include a
> > >> system tray/dock/notification area, the Empathy window becomes
> > >> inaccessible if closed. It closes the window, assuming the user
> > >> to be able to reaccess it via the non-existing tray, and also
> > >> enters that state automatically upon startup, so there's really
> > >> no way at all of bringing it back other than starting a temporary
> > >> tray program like stalonetray or trayer.
> > >
> > > Actually there is. If you try to run empathy again from the command
> > > line or from some application menu, it will pop up the main window
> > > again due to the single-instance nature of the application. Empathy
> > > should also start as visible as it was left on the last execution.
> > >
> > > Empathy is a GNOME application. GNOME has a system tray area. I'm
> > > tempted to wontfix this bug.
> > GNOME Shell doesn't (it does for legacy apps, but it's kind of a workaround), so
> > I guess we may be removing it or making it optional at some point.
> Now we're there. With current empathy and gnome-shell in experimental,
> there is no tray icon and thus no way to click-open the buddy list.
> What's worse, there is in fact no way to open it at all. Neither
> clicking on some empathy icon, nor starting empathy from gnome-do does
> anything. I'm not able to access the buddy list.
FWIW, this seems fixed now. I'm leaving the bug open for the maintainer
to confirm and close it. With empathy 188.8.131.52-1 I don't experience the
described problem anymore. It's perfectly working now.
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