Default App: xdiagnose

Jeremy Bicha jbicha at
Thu Aug 31 21:35:00 UTC 2017

On Fri, Jun 9, 2017 at 3:55 AM, Timo Aaltonen <tjaalton at> wrote:
> On 09.06.2017 03:43, Jeremy Bicha wrote:
>> The GNOME Activities Overview makes default installed apps much more
>> prominent so any app installed by default should work and be generally
>> useful.
>> xdiagnose does not work with GNOME on Wayland (LP: #1616742) because
>> of the pkexec issue I mentioned in a separate thread on this list.
>> The only Ubuntu flavors that include xdiagnose in 17.04 are Ubuntu
>> (Unity), Ubuntu Budgie and Ubuntu Kylin.
>> Maybe whatever useful parts of the app should be moved to another
>> package or app?
> The apport hook & links are useful, so maybe strip everything else but
> leave these and the python bits they need.

Timo, thanks for moving the apport hooks to X.

Is there any good reason why we shouldn't drop xdiagnose from the
default install and let it be demoted to universe now?

Jeremy Bicha

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