X2Go Bug report logs - #591
No system tray for remote applications

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Package: nxagent; Maintainer for nxagent is X2Go Developers <x2go-dev@lists.x2go.org>; Source for nxagent is src:nx-libs.

Reported by: Mike Gabriel <mike.gabriel@das-netzwerkteam.de>

Date: Tue, 2 Sep 2014 17:00:01 UTC

Severity: normal

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Subject: Bug#591: [X2Go-Dev] Bug#591: Works under certain configurations, not others
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From: Mike Gabriel <mike.gabriel@das-netzwerkteam.de>
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Hi Michael, hi Tristan,

On  So 07 Sep 2014 16:46:07 CEST, Michael DePaulo wrote:

> 1. I was *able* to reproduce this bug under X2Go Client for Windows.
> To be perfectly clear, it only happens when you are launching a remote
> application ("Single Application" or "Published Application"), not
> when you are launching a KDE session.

Actually, this can be blamed on the way how X11 integrates with MS Windows.

We would need an app that docks into the Windows system tray and  
proxies system tray icons coming in from applications running in  


So you would need an app that is standing with one leg in X11,  
providing the system-tray-provider specs as defined by freedesktop.org  
and standing in MS Windows with the other leg, proxying the incoming  
X11 systray icons/menus to the Windows system tray.

Never heard of something like this to exist, actually.

Any ideas???



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