Re: Why do XTerms behave so badly in the Gnome Shell?

"Jasper St. Pierre" <jstpierre mecheye net>

> On Mon, Dec 5, 2011 at 9:23 PM, Florian Müllner
> <fmuellner gnome org> wrote:
>> On lun, 2011-12-05 at 21:17 -0500, Michael Welsh Duggan wrote:
>>> md5i@maru:/usr/local/home/md5i$ xprop WM_CLASS
>>> WM_CLASS(STRING) = "xterm", "XTerm"
>>> md5i@maru:/usr/local/home/md5i$ ls /usr/share/applications/*xterm*.desktop
>>> /usr/share/applications/debian-uxterm.desktop
>>> /usr/share/applications/debian-xterm.desktop
>> "xterm" does not match "debian-xterm", looks like that's the source of
>> the problem.
>> (A crude workaround would be to symlink debian-xterm.desktop
>> to /usr/share/applications/xterm.desktop)

This crude workaround works.  Thank you.

> We should probably add debian- to the list of vendor prefixes in
> shell-app-system.c.

This, for some reason, did not.

Michael Welsh Duggan
(md5i md5i com)

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