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I desktop-entry-limited-to-environments

This desktop entry limits the environments in which it is shown via the OnlyShowIn field but lists multiple environments therein.

The condition often indicates that a desktop file was written under the assumption that only GNOME, KDE, or Xfce are being used, and that the desktop file is in fact intended to exclude one of them.

That the application from desktop environments like LXDE where it may work fine. If this application supports any desktop environment except specific ones, it would be better to instead specify the unsupported environments via the NotShowIn field.

The tag is present in Lintian version 2.114.140. That is the most recent version we know about.

We use semantic versions. The patch number is a commit step indicator relative to the 2.114.0 release tag in our Git repository.

You can find the detection logic for this version at commit 23f836f. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check menu-format.

Visibility: info

The following 8 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 38 times (in any Lintian version).

We found 1 overrides. The tag performed 97% of the time.