I've installed two Flatpak apps with sideload, and they never got icons and I cannot start them. What should I do? It was Spotify and Discord. Is this a general limitation of elementary OS?
Edit: The apps worked fine until I closed them
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This is probably a bug that will be fixed soon. In the meantime you can launch Flatpak applications from the terminal. First execute
to get the list of you applications. Then run your chosen application (ie.
flatpak run org.example.app
If you want to add the application to your application menu by hand, you need to find its
.desktop file and copy it to
cd ~/.local/share/flatpak/app cd org.example.app cd current/active/files/share/applications/ cp -a . ~/.local/share/applications
Icons should appear in the Application Menu immediately.