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Old 06-13-2008, 08:42 PM
"Daniel P. Berrange"
Default virt-manager new behavior: app wont close if details window present

On Fri, Jun 13, 2008 at 04:26:38PM -0400, Cole Robinson wrote:
> Hi all,
> Just a heads up that I've just committed some changes to virt-manager
> that alter default behavior. Previously, if the 'Manager' window was
> closed, the entire app would shutdown. This is not all that desirable
> as a typical user might just want console access to a VM or two, not
> requiring the Manager to be present.

If running unprivileged you also ought to just be able to select
virt manager from the applications menu, and it should re-display
the main manage window via the magic of DBus.

> The changes keep the app running as long as either the Manager or a
> Details/Console window is visible. Menu buttons were also added to
> the Details view to return to the Manager if it has been closed, and
> antother to fully quit the app regardless of open windows. I posted
> a screenshot of the new menu items for reference.

That looks good

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