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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-8027801

Java Web Start creates shortcuts with broken icons and wrong names in GNOME

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    • Resolved In Build:
      b01
    • CPU:
      generic
    • OS:
      linux_redhat_6.2

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      FULL PRODUCT VERSION :
      Any update of JDK 6

      ADDITIONAL OS VERSION INFORMATION :
      32-bit / 64-bit Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2, 32-bit / 64-bit Oracle Enterprise Linux 6.2

      A DESCRIPTION OF THE PROBLEM :
      Desktop shortcuts of Java applications are created with broken icons and wrong names by using Java Cache Viewer dialog or "javaws" command line utility.

      A screenshot of a desktop with a shortcut of Java application, whose icon is broken, and an exact file of the shortcut are attached to this bug record as files: "Screenshot.png" and "jws_app_shortcut_1383595264822.desktop".

      STEPS TO FOLLOW TO REPRODUCE THE PROBLEM :
      1. Open a browser and load a page with the URL (http://docs.oracle.com/javase/tutorial/deployment/webstart/running.html#web).
      2. Load "Notepad" applet by clicking "Run Notepad" link with a testable JRE 6.
      3. Close the applet and start Java Control Panel application.
      4. Open Java Cache Viewer dialog from Java Control Panel.
      5. Create shortcut of the downloaded "Notepad Demo" application.
      6. Notice that a shortcut without standard Java icon and with a human unreadable name instead of "Notepad Demo" appeared on the desktop.

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                alitvinov Anton Litvinov
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                alitvinov Anton Litvinov
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