Quick Google search for "Gnome Shell Pidgin SysTray" had a fair few hits on
how to get a working icon back. So it would appear that Gnome also did
remove support for Xembed, likely even before KDE did.
On Jul 24, 2015 01:20, "Eric Griffith" <egriffith92(a)gmail.com> wrote:
Don't have my laptop in front of me to confirm but my guess is
away from Xembed and dropping support for it in a too-be-decided future
version of the desktop environments was announced in 2011 with the advent
of Status Notifiers and libappindicator.
On Jul 24, 2015 01:12, "Reindl Harald" <h.reindl(a)thelounge.net> wrote:
> does the same application work on the Fedora default desktop (GNOME)?
> if the answer is yes KDE is to blame, period
> Am 24.07.2015 um 06:59 schrieb Eric Griffith:
>> Reindl, I bash on a lot of design decision from the KDE and GNOME camps
>> alike, but this wasn't one of them. Xembed had to go, it was a design
>> nightmare. As far as who's fault it is.. I really gotta go with the apps
>> on this one. They had four -years- of warning that the "traditional"
>> xembed way of sys tray icons was going away eventually. If they couldnt
>> find time to port over to Status Notifiers / App Indicators by then that
>> that's their problem / or the project is dead anyway.
>> On Fri, Jul 24, 2015 at 12:44 AM, Reindl Harald <h.reindl(a)thelounge.net
>> <mailto:email@example.com>> wrote:
>> Am 24.07.2015 um 03:16 schrieb Markus Slopianka:
>> On Thursday 23 July 2015 13:32:58 Emilio Recio wrote:
>> Does anyone know of an app that can implement xembed feature?
>> This is a major fail for KDE, IMNSHO.
>> Wrong. It's a major fail for your applications
>> strange attitude - if *non-kde* apps have problems with the systray
>> and did not before KDE5 it's hardly a failure of the application,
>> it's *again* a incompatible and ignorant regression as it happens
>> every few years so that i even start asking myself "am i right in my
>> mind to use linux desktop"
>> "fail for your applications" - WTF - the world of application
>> developers don't turn around KDE and broken desktops, i heard the
>> same b**** with the over a year flickering control bar with KDE 4.0
>> in combination with nvidia cards - the same - it worked befor
>> KDE3->KDE4, so KDE is the problem and not the card and it's the job
>> of a developer to handle it if it has worked before AND NO "it's
>> free" don't justify carelessly while whine every year why linux
>> desktops are a niche and how to change that
>> if developers like linux desktops no longer be a niche the just need
>> to stop user visible major changes and breaking things which worked
>> and are in use - that's it, no Fedora.next, just don't break the
>> user expierience once per year and you will stop lose existing ones
>> and get new ones which no longer need to fear that their workflow
>> get broken again and again
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