wine1.6 shows up as "Notepad" in Software Updater

Bug #1205390 reported by Matthew Paul Thomas on 2013-07-26
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
wine (Ubuntu)
Scott Ritchie

Bug Description

As shown in <>, the wine1.6 package gets the name "Notepad".

It does contain Notepad, but that's not usually what you're interested in when seeing it.

This could be fixed in several ways.

Probably the most elegant would be add something to the wine1.6 package to tell the app-install-data-ubuntu script to ignore the Notepad .desktop file.

Alternatively, add a special case to the app-install-data-ubuntu script directly.

Or, add a "WINE Windows Compatibility Layer" .desktop file to the wine1.6 package, that gets prioritized over the Notepad one somehow.

[Originally reported in <>.]

tags: added: metadata
Jeremy Bicha (jbicha) wrote :

Or set notepad's .desktop to

How often do people consciously want to use notepad.exe over gedit?

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in app-install-data-ubuntu (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in wine (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Adolfo Jayme (fitojb) on 2013-07-28
Changed in wine (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in wine (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Scott Ritchie (scottritchie)
no longer affects: app-install-data-ubuntu (Ubuntu)
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