[PC-BSD Dev] latest 9.1

Fabrizio Parrella fabrizio at bibivu.com
Thu Jul 25 15:39:01 PDT 2013

Could it be because I installed the apps with the user "admin" and I
was trying to do all the other operations with a different user ?

I only use the app-cafe app to install the apps, and when I switch
user I sometime have to click on add icons and that is when the
duplication happens


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On Jul 25, 2013, at 18:15, Ken Moore <ken at pcbsd.org> wrote:

> On 07/25/2013 16:29, Kris Moore wrote:
>> On 07/25/2013 15:27, Fabrizio Parrella wrote:
>> - snip -
>>>  - App-Cafe:
>>>    - I have 16 Open office icons under the "Office" folder, not 16
>>> "ApacheOpenOffice", but 16 times each executable (base, calc, impess,
>>> etc....)
>>>    - two "thunderbird" icons (one of those has "different colors")
>>>    - clicking on "remove menu/desktop icon" doesn't do anything
>>>    - clicking on "auto-update"  gets automatically unclicked (I was
>>> not logged in as administrator, maybe that is the reason ?)
>> I'm not seeing where you run into these issues. Ken, want to give a hand
>> here?
>>> Fabry
> I am not seeing these issues as well...
> There should only be a single "Apache OpenOffice" entry in the "Office" category from the PBI (which is what I am seeing here), and the same goes with Thunderbird in the "Internet" category.  You didn't happen to have installed OpenOffice and Thunderbird from ports/packages have you?
> For the desktop/menu removals, try running this command and see if it works for you (or if there is some error):
> [code]
> pbi_icon del-desktop del-menu
> [/code]
> You can see all the options for the pbi_icon command if you just run it once without arguments.
> Similarly, the only reason that the "auto-update" button would not work for you that I can think of is that you installed the PBI as root, but are trying to set the auto-update status as user, even though the application does not require root permissions to install (causing it to try and use user permissions, but failing because root created the dir).
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> ~~ Ken Moore ~~
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