Misleading icon badge on unity launcher

Bug #1069561 reported by Florian Heinle on 2012-10-21
This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
unity-webapps-reddit (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Currently, the icon in unity's launcher bar shows a little badge displaying a number. One might think this indicates a new notification, for a follow-up comment or new private message.

Also, the icon does not offer any way to react to that percieved notification, nor does it offer any explanation as to what this badge means.

(this number shows the current link karma the user has acquired, which is hardly relevant to see at any given time)

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.10
Package: unity-webapps-reddit 2.2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.5.0-17.28-generic 3.5.5
Uname: Linux 3.5.0-17-generic i686
ApportVersion: 2.6.1-0ubuntu3
Architecture: i386
Date: Mon Oct 22 00:45:04 2012
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Beta i386 (20120404)
PackageArchitecture: all
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: unity-webapps-reddit
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to quantal on 2012-10-21 (0 days ago)

Florian Heinle (tiax) wrote :
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in unity-webapps-reddit (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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