Hide Caribou from Startup Applications

Bug #1723266 reported by Jeremy Bícha
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Fix Released
caribou (Ubuntu)
Fix Released

Bug Description

Ubuntu still includes the Startup Applications app in the default install (it was dropped in gnome-session upstream years ago).

To prevent users from being able to easily disable system services that they probably shouldn't, Ubuntu makes sure that apps included by default set NoDisplay=true in their autostart files. This hides the services from the Startup Applications app.

Test Case
Open Startup Applications
Does Caribou show in the list?

Other Info
SSH Key Agent is intentionally in the Startup Applications list.

By the way, MATE has a similar tool but it doesn't respect NoDisplay yet.

Tags: artful
Changed in caribou:
importance: Unknown → Medium
status: Unknown → Confirmed
Revision history for this message
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package caribou - 0.4.21-2

caribou (0.4.21-2) unstable; urgency=medium

  * Add autostart-set-nodisplay.patch:
    - Hide Caribou from Ubuntu's Startup Applications (LP: #1723266)
  * Bump Standards-Version to 4.1.1

 -- Jeremy Bicha <email address hidden> Thu, 12 Oct 2017 18:42:47 -0400

Changed in caribou (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Released
Changed in caribou:
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
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