GNOME Menu Should Be Available

Bug #544831 reported by coldReactive on 2010-03-23
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This bug affects 19 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Do Plugins
Wishlist
Unassigned
Docky
Wishlist
Unassigned
GNOME Shell
New
Undecided
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docky (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

1. GNOME Shell will be default in GNOME 3.
2. GNOME Shell cannot see certain applications when typing in an application name (IE: ubuntu Software center.)
3. Solution: add GNOME Menu to Docky.

AWN and Cairo Dock already have GNOME Menu equivalents, but Docky is much prettier and more suited for use with mutter/clutter.

To GNOME-Shell Project: Maybe add a plugin that allows to search gnome-menu db instead of what gnome-shell searches now?

description: updated
Robert Dyer (psybers) on 2010-05-02
Changed in docky:
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
assignee: nobody → Jason Smith (jassmith)
affects: do → do-plugins
Changed in do-plugins:
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
Changed in docky (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Rico Tzschichholz (ricotz)
Changed in docky (Ubuntu):
assignee: Rico Tzschichholz (ricotz) → nobody
Thiago Teixeira (tvst) wrote :

Here's a work-around, while at the same time advertising my own app:

https://answers.launchpad.net/cardapio/+faq/1148

Timo Reimerdes (timorei) wrote :

Hey tvst.

I would definately be interested. There is a way to make cardapio show at roughly the right location by using compiz.

Right now the DockyItemCommand works pretty well. Especially with Docky in Panel mode, since this way its rather easy to place the cardapio properly with compiz.

Robert Dyer (psybers) wrote :

Here is a work-around for Docky users who don't have cardapio, which will pop up the menu when you click on the Docky icon. I believe this requires that gnome-panel be running somewhere. If you have a menu on the panel it will pop up at that location, otherwise it will pop up at your mouse cursor.

Install the package 'xvkbd' and then set this GConf key:

/apps/docky-2/Docky/Items/DockyItem/DockyItemCommand

to:

xvkbd -text "\[Alt_L]\[F1]"

Mantas Kriaučiūnas (mantas) wrote :

I found the solution - for Applications menu in Docky you can use Gnomenu software, look at https://launchpad.net/gnomenu/+announcements

coldReactive (coldreactive) wrote :

It says "work in progress will be on gnomenu 2.9" for docky.

which basically says to me, "it's not done, and will not be done in 2.9 even."

Hey can i get anywhere out of this "Newsletter?"

2010/6/1 Rico Tzschichholz <email address hidden>

> ** Changed in: docky (Ubuntu)
> Assignee: Rico Tzschichholz (ricotz) => (unassigned)
>
> --
> GNOME Menu Should Be Available
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/544831
> You received this bug notification because you are subscribed to Docky.
>
> Status in Do Plugins Project: New
> Status in Docky: New
> Status in GNOME Shell: New
> Status in “docky” package in Ubuntu: New
>
> Bug description:
> 1. GNOME Shell will be default in GNOME 3.
> 2. GNOME Shell cannot see certain applications when typing in an
> application name (IE: ubuntu Software center.)
> 3. Solution: add GNOME Menu to Docky.
>
> AWN and Cairo Dock already have GNOME Menu equivalents, but Docky is much
> prettier and more suited for use with mutter/clutter.
>
> To GNOME-Shell Project: Maybe add a plugin that allows to search gnome-menu
> db instead of what gnome-shell searches now?
>
>
>

--
mvg leon

Thiago Teixeira (tvst) wrote :

Timo:
I have updated just Cardapio so it's better for use with Docky. Check out that FAQ page again:
https://answers.launchpad.net/cardapio/+faq/1148

Thiago Teixeira (tvst) wrote :

leon:
you can unsubscribe on the right side of this page: https://bugs.launchpad.net/docky/+bug/544831

Robert Dyer (psybers) on 2010-10-08
Changed in docky:
milestone: none → 2.2.0
assignee: Jason Smith (jassmith) → nobody
Changed in do-plugins:
status: New → Invalid
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in docky (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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