Script to toggle the visibility of installed applications

asked 2016-08-30 00:07:33 +0200

ploth gravatar image

updated 2018-08-08 18:13:10 +0200

Hello, I just wrote a small script which let you toggle the visibility of installed applications (yes, also the Tutorial app) on your Sailfish OS device.

At first I thought I could write an application for that but then you would have one more icon to hide ;)

Here you will find the script. It's not nearly perfect but does it's job. Con: You need to be devel-su, because it will modify .desktop files in /usr/share/applications/

EDIT: Moved script from github to gitlab.

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Anyone tried it? Does it work? ;D

mr.upolo ( 2016-08-30 06:59:11 +0200 )edit

looks legit.

coderus ( 2016-08-30 19:24:33 +0200 )edit

I'm curious @ploth, how many apps do you personally hide?, I certainly like to hide the tutorial app so I made a patch to do that.

Edz ( 2018-08-09 10:21:50 +0200 )edit