Unity Dash don't update local desktop files

Reported by JP on 2013-06-07
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Bug Description

Unity Dash only show new applications after reboot when the desktop file is manually created in .local/share/applications.

Kamil Prusko (kamilprusko) wrote :

You could try update database manually and see if it helps:
$ update-desktop-database ~/.local/share/applications

Just an idea. I don't have Unity to test it.

JP (caldas-lopes) wrote :

Thanks for the tip. It doesn't work. In fact, search in dash stopped working.

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