Launcher icon disappears when deselecting "Keep in Launcher" even if app is still running

Bug #908220 reported by Mike Milner on 2011-12-23
This bug affects 2 people
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unity (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

App icon disappears from launcher if you right click and uncheck the "Keep in Launcher" option. The icon should not disappear if the app is still running.

To reproduce:

- Open application (example gedit)
- Right click on launcher icon and select "Keep in Launcher"
- Right click on launcher icon again and de-select "Keep in Launcher"
- icon disappears, application is still running.

Application no longer part of Alt-Tab switching

Unity 4.24.0-0ubuntu2b1

Bilal Akhtar (bilalakhtar) wrote :

Doesn't happen for me in Precise. Can someone on Oneiric try reproducing this?

Andrew Hayzen (ahayzen) wrote :

Hi Mike

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better.

Description: Ubuntu 11.10
Release: 11.10
  Installed: 4.24.0-0ubuntu2b1
  Candidate: 4.24.0-0ubuntu2b1
  Version table:
 *** 4.24.0-0ubuntu2b1 0
        500 oneiric-updates/main amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
     4.22.0-0ubuntu3 0
        500 oneiric/main amd64 Packages

I have used the steps you have provided above, but have been unsuccessful in reproducing the bug. Could you provide a screencast/some screenshots of the issue, as this may help?


Bilal Akhtar (bilalakhtar) wrote :

Also, does running unity --reset and unity --reset-icons and then trying the steps again, fix it?

Seems like a user configuration issue to me.

Changed in unity:
status: New → Incomplete
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