Please enable tray icon support in Linux

Asked by Cris on 2017-03-01

Would it be possible to enable tray icon support in linux?
I saw in the changelog that you did not enable tray icon support in linux due to the fact that not all linux desktops support a system tray.
However, today most linux DEs have system tray support, I feel that disabling it for that 10% of DEs that don't have support for a system tray is too much of a limitation.

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2017-03-01
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2017-03-05
Jendrik Seipp (jendrikseipp) said : #1

Thanks for your message! Could you please research a list of distributions and whether they have a system tray? Then I can whitelist these and support the tray icon there. Enabling it for distributions that don't have a tray makes RedNotebook disappear with no way of making it visible again.

Cris (criguada) said : #2

Hi Jendrik, thanks for your reply!
I'll see what I can do. I hope to get back soon with a list of viable distros.

Cris

Jendrik Seipp (jendrikseipp) said : #3

Awesome! If you see that a distro does *not* have a system tray, it would be good to include that result in the list as well (so that we won't have to check that distro in the future).

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