FS#31005 - [sylpheed] not showing in "preferred applications" list on Gnome 3

Attached to Project: Community Packages
Opened by Luca (Gipple) - Saturday, 04 August 2012, 16:32 GMT
Last edited by speps (archspeps) - Friday, 16 November 2012, 00:43 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Upstream Bugs
Status Closed
Assigned To speps (archspeps)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


I've installed Sylpheed as my email client, but Gnome 3 doesen't seem to se it as such, not showing it on my "preferred application" list.

I've resolved it by adding this line:


to my /usr/share/applications/sylpheed.desktop file

and then giving (as root) this command:


Additional info:
* package version(s): Sylpheed 3.2.0-1
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Closed by  speps (archspeps)
Friday, 16 November 2012, 00:43 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  Upstream bug fixed in release 3.3.0
Comment by Alexander F. Rødseth (xyproto) - Tuesday, 07 August 2012, 00:05 GMT
Found the upstream bugreport:

Waiting for a fix + new release from the sylpheed team, then.