[Lazarus] Trayicon popup menu no longer showing images

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Wed Feb 16 15:56:35 CET 2022

On Wed, 16 Feb 2022, Kostas Michalopoulos via lazarus wrote:

> On 2/16/22 15:22, Michael Van Canneyt via lazarus wrote:
>> I recompiled an older tray application. It used to show images in the tray
>> icon popup menu, but after compilation, the tray popup menu no longer shows 
>> the
>> images; just a small rounded square where an image should appear.
>> Linux mint, today's lazarus, GTK2 widgetset.
> There was some change recently in the tray backend to use a "new" one by 
> default:
> https://gitlab.com/freepascal.org/lazarus/lazarus/-/commit/99e4bd2515fc118abebc58f7e7f3d7ac385e6d63
> From a quick look at the code there seems to be a way to force the 
> "traditional" backend by using LAZUSEAPPIND=NO environment variable, so try 
> to launch your program as
>  $ LAZUSEAPPIND=NO ./yourprogram
> ...and see if that fixes it. If so then it might be a bug in the app 
> indicator backend or an issue with Cinnamon's app indicator implementation (i 
> remember reading it had some issues some time ago).

With this workaround it works. Thank you.


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