Music and Videos do not launch from the dash

Bug #1231125 reported by Rick Spencer on 2013-09-25
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Gerry Boland
unity-mir (Ubuntu)
unity8 (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

1. Enable Mir
2. Ensure there is local music on the phone
3. on the music scope, home scope, or video scope, click on a media file

Nothing happens

The music app or video app launch, as it does on SF

Related branches

kevin gunn (kgunn72) on 2013-09-25
no longer affects: unity (Ubuntu)
no longer affects: unity
no longer affects: unity8
Changed in unity-mir:
assignee: nobody → Gerry Boland (gerboland)
importance: Undecided → Critical
status: New → Triaged
Changed in unity-mir:
assignee: Gerry Boland (gerboland) → Albert Astals Cid (aacid)
kevin gunn (kgunn72) wrote :

first need to determine if the current state on SF

Changed in mir (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
importance: Undecided → Critical
Changed in unity8 (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
importance: Undecided → Critical
kevin gunn (kgunn72) wrote :

I get the same bug with SF enabled (sept 26, cdimage pending)

When I logged this bug I was definitely getting it on Mir but not SF

Ted Gould (ted) wrote :

At one point I believe that Mir wasn't bringing the apps to the foreground as it didn't have the window manager support that is landing shortly. Can you see if the app is running, but just not visible? You can do that with:


And see if the app is there.

kevin gunn (kgunn72) wrote :

i definitely cannot launch video in SF - strangely when i try, the last viewed app pops the front of the stack

kevin gunn (kgunn72) wrote :

OK verified again I am on SF - and here is what I get for trying to launch video

I've posted this as a separate bug here

kevin gunn (kgunn72) on 2013-09-27
Changed in unity-mir:
milestone: none → phone-v1-freeze
kevin gunn (kgunn72) on 2013-09-27
Changed in mir:
status: New → Opinion
milestone: none → phone-v1-freeze
Michał Sawicz (saviq) wrote :

I believe this is basically the same as bug #1231994.

Albert Astals Cid (aacid) wrote :

Works for me using Gerry's branch

Changed in unity-mir:
assignee: Albert Astals Cid (aacid) → Gerry Boland (gerboland)
status: Triaged → In Progress
PS Jenkins bot (ps-jenkins) wrote :

Fix committed into lp:unity-mir at revision 94, scheduled for release in unity-mir, milestone phone-v1-freeze

Changed in unity-mir:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package unity-mir - 0.1+13.10.20131001-0ubuntu1

unity-mir (0.1+13.10.20131001-0ubuntu1) saucy; urgency=low

  [ Gerry Boland ]
  * Use upstart-app-launch for app start/stop. (LP: #1231125)
  * AppMan: add whitelisting of apps to exempt from lifecycle
    management. (LP: #1233243, #1232588)

  [ Ubuntu daily release ]
  * Automatic snapshot from revision 95
 -- Ubuntu daily release <email address hidden> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 02:50:43 +0000

Changed in unity-mir (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Released
no longer affects: mir (Ubuntu)
Michał Sawicz (saviq) on 2013-10-11
Changed in unity-mir:
status: Fix Committed → Won't Fix
status: Won't Fix → Fix Released
Changed in unity8 (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Invalid
Changed in mir:
milestone: phone-v1-freeze → 0.0.17
Daniel van Vugt (vanvugt) wrote :

Really related to Mir?

Changed in mir:
milestone: 0.1.0 → none
status: Opinion → Incomplete
kevin gunn (kgunn72) on 2014-08-25
Changed in mir:
status: Incomplete → Invalid
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