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Bug 1840092 - libappindicator support for nm-applet
Summary: libappindicator support for nm-applet
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: network-manager-applet
Version: 32
Hardware: All
OS: All
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Lubomir Rintel
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2020-05-26 11:15 UTC by Vasile Chelban
Modified: 2020-06-18 13:27 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

Fixed In Version: network-manager-applet-1.16.0-2.fc32
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Last Closed: 2020-06-18 13:27:45 UTC
Type: Bug

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Description Vasile Chelban 2020-05-26 11:15:54 UTC
Description of problem:
In order to use nm-applet in Enlightenment desktop there must be appindicator support enabled.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install enlightenment `dnf install network-manager-applet enlightenment`
2. Login in into enlightenment
3. From enlightenment menu launch Settings->Module dialog, select "systray" module, and press "Load" button.
4. From enlightenment menu launch Settings->Shelves dialog, select "shelf" shelf, and press "Contents" button. Scroll to Systray module, and press "Add" button.
5. Run from terminal `nm-applet --indicator`

Actual results:
Applet icon does not appear 

Expected results:
Network manager applet icon should appear in Enlightenment shelf.

Additional info:
Spec file required changes:
1. Add buildRequires:
BuildRequires: libappindicator-gtk3-devel
BuildRequires: libdbusmenu-gtk3-devel

2. In %build section add define parameter to meson command:
    -Dappindicator=yes \

Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2020-06-15 16:03:59 UTC
FEDORA-2020-894d5286b3 has been submitted as an update to Fedora 32.

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2020-06-16 01:29:23 UTC
network-manager-applet-1.16.0-2.fc32 has been pushed to the Fedora 32 testing repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
See for
instructions on how to install test updates.
You can provide feedback for this update here:

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2020-06-18 13:27:45 UTC
FEDORA-2020-894d5286b3 has been pushed to the Fedora 32 stable repository.
If problem still persists, please make note of it in this bug report.

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