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Linux Client Installation(Ubuntu 18.04)
10-06-2018, 08:03 PM
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Sad Linux Client Installation(Ubuntu 18.04)
Hello there,
I've tried installing the Whatpulse linux client on my main machine after switching to linux, after finding out all the dependencies(which were vaguely mentioned on their installation page) I ran the permissions setup, which has finished without any problems. Then there was the real kicker; running whatpulse. After running both the ubuntu and debian versions I only got an error window saying: "Couldn't find system tray, and I need that to run".
If anyone managed to get it set up, can you please share any information as to how to get it running, there were countless threads with no answer other than people reporting similar issues, that nobody developing has addressed.
Thanks for your time,
Blazy
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10-10-2018, 05:46 PM
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RE: Linux Client Installation(Ubuntu 18.04)
What DE are you using? If it's GNOME, you need to re-enable the tray icons by installing the TopIcons shell extension. https://www.maketecheasier.com/restore-l...ome-shell/
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10-11-2018, 08:15 PM
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RE: Linux Client Installation(Ubuntu 18.04)
(10-10-2018 05:46 PM)flotwig Wrote:  What DE are you using? If it's GNOME, you need to re-enable the tray icons by installing the TopIcons shell extension. https://www.maketecheasier.com/restore-l...ome-shell/

I've been having this problem as well and tried the extension. But got the error

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Although GNOME Shell integration extension is running, native host connector is not detected. Refer documentation for instructions about installing connector.

I'm not sure if it has anything to do with the extension not working for me, but I took a look at the extension's GitHub page and it's unmaintained.
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