No Desktop file for acm so nothing added to menu

Bug #51934 reported by Aaron Whitehouse on 2006-07-05
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
acm (Ubuntu)
Emmet Hikory

Bug Description

ACM does not have a desktop file, so it does not add itself to the menu upon installation.

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Hi Phil,

Thought that you may like to help with this. Let me know if the icon isn't there or needs to be in a different format.

Changed in acm:
assignee: nobody → philbull
Phil Bull (philbull) wrote :

Thanks Aaron,

I can confirm that there's no .desktop file.

Changed in acm:
assignee: philbull → nobody
status: Unconfirmed → Confirmed

A new .desktop file, which validates and works correctly. I set the -nosplash switch on the Exec line, as the splash screen doesn't behave very well.

Also, I couldn't find a nice icon in the source package so it's just pointing at 'acm' for now. I found the following at, which seems appropriate:

Emmet Hikory (persia) wrote : seems down now. I've contacted upstream to see if the icon from the now discontinued Windows port would be available for use.

Changed in acm:
assignee: nobody → persia
Phil Bull (philbull) wrote : is down temporarily, due to problems over at It should be up again in a couple of days max.

Emmet Hikory (persia) on 2007-05-16
Changed in acm:
status: Confirmed → In Progress
Emmet Hikory (persia) on 2007-05-18
Changed in acm:
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package acm - 5.0-24ubuntu1

acm (5.0-24ubuntu1) hardy; urgency=low

  * Add .desktop file from Phil Bull (LP: #51934)
  * Include converted icon suggested by Phill Bul as XPM
  * Set Ubuntu maintainer

acm (5.0-24) unstable; urgency=low

  * Acknowledge NMU -23.1 -- thanks.
  * Update to standards-version 3.7.3:
      * Changed section in menu.
  * Removed DH_COMPAT line from rules, replaced with debian/compat.
  * No longer ignore make distclean errors in rules.

 -- Emmet Hikory <email address hidden> Thu, 03 Jan 2008 15:16:01 +0900

Changed in acm:
status: In Progress → Fix Released
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