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rename app alias [answered]

asked 2013-12-26 17:20:55 +0200

redge73 gravatar image

updated 2013-12-28 03:00:37 +0200

i just downloaded an nice app from jolla store: Tidings (news feed rss)... but the name is unfriendly for me, i would like to have an option to rename it like RSS

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Applications are named by their creator(s). Why should users be allowed to change the name?

pnuu ( 2013-12-26 17:34:52 +0200 )edit

closed, the icon symbol is clear enough of RSS feed ! anyway, like if you remote server name is n.x.y.z you would prefer a familiar name alias "office" not change name, but add alias, sorry for confusion :-)

redge73 ( 2013-12-28 02:41:16 +0200 )edit

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answered 2013-12-26 17:34:48 +0200

Kontio gravatar image

if you have developer mode enabled you can change the the Name in the file /usr/share/applications/harbour-tidings.desktop

Change this line:

Name=Tidings

If you don't want to enable the developer mode, then there is no way to change names in the application grid.

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thank you, i'm just basic end user and don't want activate Developer mode

redge73 ( 2013-12-26 18:24:07 +0200 )edit

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