Dash search of applications is randomly disabled when online searchs have been turned off

Bug #1320539 reported by Alberto Salvia Novella on 2014-05-17
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This bug affects 5 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
One Hundred Papercuts
Medium
Unassigned
unity (Ubuntu)
Medium
Unassigned
Nominated for Trusty by Alberto Salvia Novella
Nominated for Wily by Alberto Salvia Novella
Xenial
Medium
Unassigned

Bug Description

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HOW TO REPRODUCE
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1. In "Control panel / Security and privacy / Search", disable the online search.
2. Use the dash for looking for some applications.

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EXPECTED BEHAVIOUR
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- The dash search to always show the applications.

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REAL BEHAVIOUR
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- Sometimes the search of applications turns off itself, what never happens if the online search is on.

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TECHNICAL INFO
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ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
Package: unity 7.2.0+14.04.20140423-0ubuntu1.2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.13.0-24.47-generic 3.13.9
Uname: Linux 3.13.0-24-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.1
Architecture: amd64
CompizPlugins: No value set for `/apps/compiz-1/general/screen0/options/active_plugins'
CurrentDesktop: Unity
Date: Sat May 17 20:58:29 2014
InstallationDate: Installed on 2013-05-21 (361 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 13.04 "Raring Ringtail" - Release amd64 (20130424)
SourcePackage: unity
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to trusty on 2014-04-14 (33 days ago)

Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low

It's a cosmetic or usability issue that doesn't limit the functionality of a non-core package.

summary: - Dash search of applications is randomly disabled when online searchs are
- disabled
+ Dash search of applications is randomly disabled when online searchs
+ have been turned off
tags: added: precise quantal saucy
tags: added: bytesize
description: updated
Changed in hundredpapercuts:
status: New → Triaged
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
Will Cooke (willcooke) on 2015-09-01
tags: added: rls-w-incoming
tags: added: rls-x-incoming
removed: rls-w-incoming
Will Cooke (willcooke) on 2015-11-23
tags: removed: rls-x-incoming
Changed in unity:
status: New → Confirmed
tags: added: xenial
tags: added: wily
Changed in unity (Ubuntu Xenial):
importance: Low → Medium
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
importance: Low → Medium
Changed in hundredpapercuts:
importance: Low → Medium
no longer affects: unity
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