DirectoryMenu plugin "Open in Terminal" doesn't work

Bug #877811 reported by ToZ on 2011-10-18
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Xfce4 Panel
Unknown
Unknown
xfce4-panel (Ubuntu)
Low
Unassigned
Oneiric
Medium
Unassigned
Precise
Low
Unassigned

Bug Description

On Xubuntu 11.10, when selecting the "Open in Terminal" option in the DirectoryMenu plugin for any given directory, the terminal window doesn't open. ~/.Xsession-errors generates a "Unknown option "/home/toz/Documents"" message.

However, if you go to Settings Manager -> Preferred Applications -> Utilities Tab and change the "Terminal Emulator" option to "Debian X Terminal Emulator", the action then works correctly. It would appear that the "Xfce Terminal" option isn't working correctly.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: xfce4-panel 4.8.6-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-12.20-generic-pae 3.0.4
Uname: Linux 3.0.0-12-generic-pae i686
NonfreeKernelModules: fglrx
ApportVersion: 1.23-0ubuntu3
Architecture: i386
Date: Tue Oct 18 19:48:10 2011
InstallationMedia: Xubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" - Beta i386 (20110921.3)
ProcEnviron:
 LANGUAGE=en_CA:en
 PATH=(custom, user)
 LANG=en_CA.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: xfce4-panel
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

ToZ (toz) wrote :
ToZ (toz) wrote :

Link to ubuntuforums thread discussing the issue: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1864054.

ToZ (toz) wrote :
Changed in xfce4-panel (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
importance: Undecided → Low
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
Lionel Le Folgoc (mrpouit) wrote :

That is fixed upstream with fad7e1e6ec57cc9a2b5719e4ef4f09514505b894 and ea0b61ae58fe484ebd1a5a5751998eadde92c12d (only in master, not backported to xfce-4.8 yet).

We could consider fixing that for oneiric as well, since this plugin is in our default panel configuration, and xfce4-terminal is the default terminal emulator.

Changed in xfce4-panel (Ubuntu Oneiric):
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Triaged
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package xfce4-panel - 4.8.6-2ubuntu1

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xfce4-panel (4.8.6-2ubuntu1) precise; urgency=low

  * Resync with Debian unstable for the fixed French translation, remaining
    Ubuntu changes:
    - debian/patches:
      + xubuntu_support-multiple-vendor-default-configs.patch: search for
        the default.xml default config in XDG_CONFIG_DIRS as well, and do
        not display the chooser dialog in this case. lp #747137
      + series: refreshed.

  * debian/patches:
    - xubuntu_directorymenu-fix-open-in-terminal.patch: added, cherry-pick
      some fixes from git master for the directorymenu panel plugin. lp: #877811

xfce4-panel (4.8.6-2) unstable; urgency=low

  * debian/patches:
    - 02_fix-french-typo added, fix a typo in french translation, thanks Cyril
      Brulebois.
  * debian/control:
    - update debhelper build-dep to 9.
 -- Lionel Le Folgoc <email address hidden> Sat, 11 Feb 2012 20:36:36 +0100

Changed in xfce4-panel (Ubuntu Precise):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Rolf Leggewie (r0lf) wrote :

oneiric has seen the end of its life and is no longer receiving any updates. Marking the oneiric task for this ticket as "Won't Fix".

Changed in xfce4-panel (Ubuntu Oneiric):
status: Triaged → Won't Fix
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