Fwd: Re: Controlling menubar title on Ubuntu 11.10?
realnc at gmail.com
Mon Mar 19 19:00:56 UTC 2012
On 19/03/12 13:20, Kai Mast wrote:
> On So 18 Mär 2012 23:11:25 CET, Nikos Chantziaras wrote:
>> On 14/03/12 18:07, Nikos Chantziaras wrote:
>>> (I initially sent this to ubuntu-devel, but it didn't make it through.)
>>> I wrote an application that, at startup, prompts the user for a file
>>> (using a standard"open file" dialog). Ubuntu 11.10 takes the title of
>>> that dialog ("Choose the file you wish to play") and uses it for the
>>> rest of the application's session. This is wrong of course. The menu bar
>>> should display the application's name.
>>> Is there a way I can control the title of the menu bar?
>>> The GUI of the application is written using Qt.
>> So I guess it's not possible then. This is really a shortcoming in
>> Ubuntu and doesn't look very well thought out. But I'll have to live
>> with it.
> I am no expert on this but I am pretty sure the name in the panel
> comes from the .desktop-file.
There is no desktop file. It's a single binary the user can download,
copy and run from wherever desired.
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