Clumsy Favorites in GNOME Shell

drago01 drago01 at
Fri Feb 25 14:52:00 UTC 2011

On Fri, Feb 25, 2011 at 3:29 PM, Michael Schwendt <mschwendt at> wrote:
> On Fri, 25 Feb 2011 14:48:43 +0100, drago01 wrote:
>> On Fri, Feb 25, 2011 at 2:34 PM, Dennis Jacobfeuerborn
>> >> 1) When you click on it it will either start the app or switch to it's
>> >> most recent window when running
>> >> 2) Click and hold or right click opens the context menu (Add/Remove to
>> >> Favorites, New Window)
>> >> 3) You can open a new window by holding down ctrl and clicking on it
>> >> or by dragging it on a workspace
>> >
>> > That sounds pretty reasonable though the "left-click to remove" bit is
>> > quite unintuitive I think. When I click something the last thing I expect
>> > is a delete/remove/destroy action (except when I explicitly click on a
>> > delete icon).
>> Err you have to select "remove from favorites" from the menu after the
>> right click (and you will be asked whether you want to undo that or
>> not in case you did it by accident).
> "Remove from favorites" is the _only_ option here, and that doesn't
> sound useful. Why is the entry to start a new window only available if
> one instance of the app is running already?

No real reason, hence fixed upstream:

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