Why is LibreOffice Startcenter hidden from Gnome?

Gunnar Hjalmarsson gunnarhj at ubuntu.com
Sun Mar 14 00:14:20 UTC 2021

On 2021-03-12 18:30, Olivier Tilloy wrote:
> Gunnar is right, and this particular problem has demonstrated that
> it's hard to find a middle ground that pleases everyone. I'll start by
> noting that there's a cleaner workaround that doesn't involve hand
> editing the desktop files in /usr/share/applications/: you can instead
> copy the desktop file you're interested in to
> ~/.local/share/applications/ and edit it there. It won't be overridden
> with the next package update, and XDG-compliant desktops will prefer
> your local version to the system-wide one.
> That said, I'm absolutely open to reconsidering that patch. Can we
> please move back that discussion to
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libreoffice/+bug/1696250, to
> keep everything in one place ?

Thanks Olivier. I submitted a comment on the bug report and re-opened it.


Gunnar Hjalmarsson

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