System must be restarted for Flatpak apps to be listed in menu

Bug #1762047 reported by Ahmet Aksoy
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Flatpak
Fix Released
Unknown
flatpak (Ubuntu)
Medium
Unassigned

Bug Description

System ubuntu 18.04 (07.04.2018 updated)

reproduce
1. install flatpak support
2. install a flatpak app
3. check menu

Result:
app not in menu

also restarting shell (alt + f2) not updating menu

Revision history for this message
Ahmet Aksoy (parduist) wrote :

Also Flatpak app not run via gnome-software until reboot computer.
gnome-software shows "Unable to launch Steam: "localhost" is not installed "

Revision history for this message
Andrew Hayzen (ahayzen) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better.

This is a known issue and has been reported upstream - https://github.com/flatpak/flatpak/issues/1256

Please look at the upstream bug report to see if there is any missing information that you can provide, or to see if there is a workaround for the bug.

Jeremy Bicha (jbicha)
Changed in flatpak (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in flatpak:
status: Unknown → New
Andrew Hayzen (ahayzen)
tags: added: flatpak-usability
Changed in flatpak:
status: New → Fix Released
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