Can't use theme icons in click apps

Bug #1338712 reported by Renato Araujo Oliveira Filho on 2014-07-07
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Unity 8

Bug Description

How to reproduce

Create a click package and set the "Icon" key into desktop file to a themed icon name something like " Icon=address-book-app"

try to launch the app. Unity will print some debug messages like that:

file:///usr/share/unity8/Launcher/LauncherDelegate.qml:62:20: QML QQuickImage: Invalid image data: file:///opt/

Michał Sawicz (saviq) wrote :

While the .desktop file spec indeed allows a theme-sourced icon, according to design click apps should ship their icons directly instead.

summary: - themed icons not working for desktop files in cick applications
+ Can't use theme icons in click apps
Changed in unity8:
status: New → Opinion
no longer affects: ubuntu-ux
Matthew Paul Thomas (mpt) wrote :

See bug 1365408 for why this is invalid.

Changed in unity8:
status: Opinion → Invalid
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