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[Bug 702452]


The default when AppUserModelID's are implemented should be the full
path to the .exe file (exe's with the same filename in different
directories do not group together on windows), so that's what I'd
suggest setting WM_CLASS to.

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  [launcher] Wine applications are wrongly matched

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Status in libwnck:
  Fix Released
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Bug description:
  After launching a Wine app from terminal or via gnome-do, it appears in the launcher with the Wine icon, instead of its own icon. The title is "Wine Window Program Loader" instead of the proper application name.
  It can't be favorited since it will favorite the wine executable itself.
  And obviously different wine apps are all grouped under the same launcher icon.

  See also bug #635223 about Wine applications not showing up in the


  A way to fix this is to make all the Wine generated .desktop file to
  include a StartupWMClass value that matches the instance name of the
  related program (generally the .exe file name to be executed).

  So for example, a "Mozilla Firefox.desktop" file can be easily fixed adding this parameter:

  Wine should try to add this information at file generation time.

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