asked Jul 14 '16 at 15:01 by cbfishes (51)

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Very strange issue here... Running Bitwig on Linux (KXStudio). Long story short: When Bitwig is running, it doesn't have its own icon in my dock, taskbar, or anything else.

More details: It looks like there are two processes that run Bitwig; one is /opt/bitwig-studio/bitwig-studio and the other is /opt/bitwig-studio/bin/BitwigStudioEngine

I can edit the 'Bitwig Studio' .desktop file in /usr/share/applications/ to change the icon of the BitwigStudio process, but creating a .desktop file for the engine does not change anything. In my dock, taskbar, and window switcher, for Bitwig I just see a default icon (looks like a window with nothing in it).

Anybody else having this issue? It's a very minor one- doesn't affect using Bitwig at all, except trying to find it in a taskbar full of other icons.

Doubling this question. Same behaviour with my linux box. I played with different StartupWMClass attribute in desktop file but that does not help.

xprop gives me "" and "Bitwig Studio" WM_CLASS but setting StartupWMClass to this in desktop file don't help my launcher (Docky) to recognize Bitwig window.

UPDATE Found solution - remove quotes from Exec line of file /usr/share/applications/bitwig-studio.desktop

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answered May 16 '17 at 15:31 by zezic (11)

edited Jul 26 '17 at 19:58

My solution (Ubuntu 16.04 vanilla) was to comment out the StartupWMClass line in /usr/share/applications/bitwig-studio.desktop.

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answered Aug 20 '17 at 15:29 by grimus (11)

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Asked: Jul 14 '16 at 15:01

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