Thunar and startup notification?

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at
Thu Dec 21 17:35:15 CET 2006

Brian J. Tarricone 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?

You don't need to do anything special. thunar_vfs_exec_on_screen()
automatically uses startup notification if available. I don't see why
that shouldn't work for xfdesktop as well.

> 	-brian


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