[maemo-developers] [maemo-developers] Non-gtk application integration

From: Tomi Ollila tomi.ollila at guru.guru-group.fi
Date: Wed Dec 20 12:35:58 EET 2006
geiger at xdv.org writes:

> Quoting Tapani Pälli <tapani.palli at nokia.com>:
>> > * How can I create an entry in the task manager for the running
>> > application ?
>> >
>> You have to install a .desktop file, see
>> http://maemo.org/platform/docs/tutorials/Maemo_tutorial.html#Maemo-desktopfile
>> > * How can I bring the application back on top, once minimized ?
>> >
>> TN and window manager take care of this part.
> Thanks for the answer. I just realized that my question was missing some
> information. I have a .desktop file, so I can launch the application from
> the menu. But it doesn't show up in the list of windows, and if I minimize
> it, its gone.
> So this might be a problem of my application under X. I have to investigate
> further, any ideas that might cause these problems are welcome.

Check whether there is whitespace before end-of-line:

$ tr ' ' + < app.desktop

If not, then there is some other problem. In that case paste your .desktop

> Günter


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