Calculator key doesn't launch the calculator

Bug #1676431 reported by Fr-coord on 2017-03-27
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This bug affects 6 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
unity-settings-daemon (Ubuntu)
Medium
Unassigned
Zesty
Medium
Unassigned

Bug Description

Impact
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Calculator key doesn't launch the calculator in Zesty

This is because gnome-calculator 3.24 renamed its .desktop.

Test Case
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Run Unity.
Install the update.
If you have a keyboard with a Calculator key, press that key.

Otherwise, open System Settings>Keyboard. Switch to the Shortcuts tab.
Click the row that says Launch calculator. Type something else (How about Super+C). Once it's set, press that key combination.

In either case, the Calculator should start.

Regression Potential
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This is the same fix applied in gnome-settings-daemon.

https://launchpadlibrarian.net/312312021/gnome-settings-daemon_3.24.0-0ubuntu1_3.24.0-0ubuntu2.diff.gz

https://git.gnome.org/browse/gnome-settings-daemon/commit/?id=ace15f5dc

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in gnome-settings-daemon (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Driuchatyi Nikolay (druchaty) wrote :
Fr-coord (fr-coor) wrote :

Apparently this is gnome-bug https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=780348 that was supposedly fixed six days ago by commit ace15f5dceaa1691f9aee21f960c281e8c4d9fcc, but the behaviour is still happening as of today.

Olivier Febwin (febcrash) wrote :

You can add a custom new shortcut by calling gnome-calculator

Olivier Febwin (febcrash) wrote :

but it's a workaround

Jeremy Bicha (jbicha) wrote :

Oh, I need to apply that change to unity-settings-daemon too!

affects: gnome-settings-daemon (Ubuntu) → unity-settings-daemon (Ubuntu)
Changed in unity-settings-daemon (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: Confirmed → Triaged
Jeremy Bicha (jbicha) on 2017-04-18
Changed in unity-settings-daemon (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Jeremy Bicha (jbicha)
Jeremy Bicha (jbicha) on 2017-04-18
description: updated
Changed in unity-settings-daemon (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → In Progress
assignee: Jeremy Bicha (jbicha) → nobody
description: updated
tags: added: zesty

Hello Fr-coord, or anyone else affected,

Accepted unity-settings-daemon into zesty-proposed. The package will build now and be available at https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unity-settings-daemon/15.04.1+17.04.20170418-0ubuntu1 in a few hours, and then in the -proposed repository.

Please help us by testing this new package. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/EnableProposed for documentation on how to enable and use -proposed.Your feedback will aid us getting this update out to other Ubuntu users.

If this package fixes the bug for you, please add a comment to this bug, mentioning the version of the package you tested, and change the tag from verification-needed to verification-done. If it does not fix the bug for you, please add a comment stating that, and change the tag to verification-failed. In either case, details of your testing will help us make a better decision.

Further information regarding the verification process can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/QATeam/PerformingSRUVerification . Thank you in advance!

Changed in unity-settings-daemon (Ubuntu Zesty):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
tags: added: verification-needed
Fr-coord (fr-coor) wrote :

Hello,

Just installed unity-settings-daemon 15.04.1+17.04.20170418-0ubuntu1 from proposed, and the calculator key now invokes the calculator, again.

Thank you.

Jeremy Bicha (jbicha) on 2017-04-18
tags: added: verification-done
removed: verification-needed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package unity-settings-daemon - 15.04.1+17.04.20170418-0ubuntu1

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unity-settings-daemon (15.04.1+17.04.20170418-0ubuntu1) zesty; urgency=medium

  * Fix calculator keyboard key by adapting to gnome-calculator 3.24
    .desktop rename (LP: #1676431)

 -- Jeremy Bicha <email address hidden> Tue, 18 Apr 2017 11:58:34 +0000

Changed in unity-settings-daemon (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Changed in unity-settings-daemon (Ubuntu Zesty):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released

The verification of the Stable Release Update for unity-settings-daemon has completed successfully and the package has now been released to -updates. Subsequently, the Ubuntu Stable Release Updates Team is being unsubscribed and will not receive messages about this bug report. In the event that you encounter a regression using the package from -updates please report a new bug using ubuntu-bug and tag the bug report regression-update so we can easily find any regressions.

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