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bug #41039: Menu not updating when interacting with unity's indicator-appmenu

Submitted by:  Adrian Soto <adriansoto>
Submitted on:  Mon 30 Dec 2013 06:08:28 PM UTC  
Category:  Qt port Priority:  6 - Bit higher
Item Group:  Error Status:  Fixed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  Miguel de Benito <mdbenito>
Originator Name:  Open/Closed:  Closed
Release:  Release:  None
Fixed Release:  None Fixed Release:  SVN 8543
Keywords:  indicator-appmenu unity menu update

Wed 21 May 2014 07:11:02 AM UTC, comment #2:

I just committed (rev 8543) a workaround which detects Ubuntu systems using lsb_release. It works in both Ubuntus I tried it and breaks nothing under MacOS/Windows => closing.

Reopen if necessary. To test you'll need to run configure, not make.

Miguel de Benito <mdbenito>
Project MemberIn charge of this item.
Thu 02 Jan 2014 02:05:03 PM UTC, comment #1:


We can test for the distribution, see:


Can you produce a patch (or commit) that sets this variable if running Ubuntu?

Miguel de Benito <mdbenito>
Project MemberIn charge of this item.
Mon 30 Dec 2013 06:08:28 PM UTC, original submission:

When in ubuntu, the following behaviour occurs in the qt port of TeXmacs (Version 1.99.1):

*The menu is not updated. For example, when starting a maxima session, the maxima item of the menu is not shown.

Such behaviour seems to be related to the following bugs in indicator-appmenu: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/indicator-appmenu/+bug/775561


Though this is not really a bug in Texmacs, but in unity's indicator-appmenu in Ubuntu; the following is a workaround:

In the file texmacs (the one that is executed by the command "texmacs") add the following lines:


It would be convenient to add those lines in the code if adding them does not trigger other problems. On the other hand, it would be great to have it work with indicator-appmenu, though that is unlikely, since the bug report in indicator-appmenu seems to have a low priority.

Adrian Soto <adriansoto>
Project Member


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2014-05-21 mdbenito StatusConfirmed => Fixed
        Assigned toNone => mdbenito
        Open/ClosedOpen => Closed
        Fixed Release => SVN 8543
    2014-01-02 mdbenito Priority5 - Normal => 6 - Bit higher
        StatusNone => Confirmed

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