Ubuntu 19.04 ".desktop" no longer working!?

Colin Law clanlaw at gmail.com
Wed May 29 11:50:06 UTC 2019

On Wed, 29 May 2019 at 12:36, Gunnar Hjalmarsson <gunnarhj at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> On 2019-05-29 12:32, Colin Law wrote:
> > Ah, I think I understand now, Nautilus changed so that .desktop
> > files no longer were runnable, but the shell extension reverts this,
> Yes, basically.
> > except it doesn't due to a bug.
> It does for me, and apparently for others too. Are you experiencing the
> same problem as Thomas?

I believe so.  I have just found the solution however.  Right click
the file on the Desktop and select Allow Launching.


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