Bug#355238: rhythmbox: A user cannot see why he cannot "share" music

Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña jfs at computer.org
Sat Mar 4 14:18:32 UTC 2006

On Sat, Mar 04, 2006 at 12:29:18PM +0100, Loïc Minier wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 04, 2006, Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña wrote:
> > The application should, when that option is enabled, show a popup window
> > stating that it cannot do music sharing and (in Debian) state that you need
> > to have 'avahi-daemon' installed in order for that feature to work.
>  I don't think that it's the sensible thing to do, the widgets, should
>  be disabled instead, and the requirement documented in the manual.

Well, if I enable a widget and then it disables automatically then I will get
a strange look in my face ("why did that happen?") an error window, IMHO, it's
the best way to tell the user why it didn't happen (and why the widget
is not enabled).


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