Thunar and startup notification?

Erik Harrison erikharrison at
Thu Dec 21 02:26:39 CET 2006

On 12/20/06, Brian J. Tarricone <bjt23 at> wrote:
> Erik Harrison wrote:
> > On 12/20/06, Nick Schermer <nickschermer at> wrote:
> >
> >> 2) Does the openoffice desktop file has StartupNotiy=true?
> >> 3) Make sure thunar is compiler with startup notification support.
> >
> > I have this trouble meself - and it's probably #2.
> I don't think that's it.  I have a .pdf on my desktop, which launches
> evince by default.  /usr/share/applications/evince.pdf does indeed have
> StartupNotify=true in it.  Launching from xfdesktop doesn't show the
> hourglass, but launching from thunar does.  I'm not sure; seems like
> xfdesktop needs to be doing something else to make this work, but I have
> no idea what it is.  Benny?

Also, starting executables directly from Thunar doesn't do startup
notification - I use this for apps like Azereus and Celtx.

I'll file a bug

>         -brian
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