[winswitch] Empty "Start" menu in the HTML5 client

Antoine Martin antoine at nagafix.co.uk
Mon Jun 17 05:29:17 BST 2019

>>> However, the "Start" menu in the HTML5 client is completely empty.
>>> What I'm doing wrong?
>> Nothing. This should work.
>> I've just tried it and that worked for me with a v2.5.2 server and
>> latest trunk for the html5 client.
>> We've changed how and when this menu data is sent to the client:
>> http://xpra.org/trac/ticket/2310
>> But this should be backwards compatible.
>> Make sure that start-new-commands is enabled on the server:
>> * in the default config:
>> xpra showconfig | grep start-new-commands
> It says that
> (used) = True
> (default) = False
>> * querying a running server:
>> xpra info | grep start-new-commands
> Says:
> features.start-new.commands=True
For the record, the detailed ticket and its resolution can be found here

The html5 start menu is an upcoming v3.0 feature, which can be tested by
installing the beta packages of the html5 client, or directly here:


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