[Bug 1433013] Re: Super -> exec vs Alt-F2 -> exec have different environment
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Mon May 30 07:58:10 UTC 2016
This bug was fixed in the package upstart - 1.13.2-0ubuntu21.1
upstart (1.13.2-0ubuntu21.1) xenial; urgency=medium
* Cherry-pick upstream fixes to publish global session variable changes
to the dbus environment. LP: #1433013.
-- Dimitri John Ledkov <xnox at ubuntu.com> Thu, 19 May 2016 12:04:29
** Changed in: upstart (Ubuntu Xenial)
Status: Fix Committed => Fix Released
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Super -> exec vs Alt-F2 -> exec have different environment
Status in gnome-session package in Ubuntu:
Status in upstart package in Ubuntu:
Status in upstart source package in Trusty:
Status in upstart source package in Utopic:
Status in upstart source package in Vivid:
Status in gnome-session source package in Xenial:
Status in upstart source package in Xenial:
upstart in user session manages environmental variables and most
things have them, however Alt-f2 started processes lack them.
Some environment variables are missing from apps that are launcher from Alt+f2 command lens, or in general with dbus-activation (an example might be gnome-terminal, global menu not working).
Super Key -> "xterm" -> Enter -> env | grep SSH
it should return something like:
Alt+F2 -> "xterm" -> Enter -> env | grep SSH
The returned values should match the results got from the xterm
instance that has been ran from unity dash application lens (the one
opened with Super).
The same should be checked for the variable XDG_MENU_PREFIX
Before this fix happened we had this result:
via Super Key -> the environment is correct
via Alt-F2 -> it is not
Nothing known. Some variables could be overridden, but this is
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