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See Launchpad bug but we have these weird temporary files appearing on the desktop, especially so on lower-powered machines due to race conditions. Upstream was quick to fix this. Impact is low, really, but ugly enough that both upstream and @tsimonq2 feel that this deserves an SRU in Disco.

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wxl triaged this task as High priority.Apr 24 2019, 3:39 AM
wxl created this task.
wxl added parent tasks: T69: 19.04 SRUs, T41: Lubuntu 19.10.

Debian has the fix here:

libfm-qt (0.14.1-6) unstable; urgency=medium

  * Fixed ignored creation-deletion sequences (Closes: #927707)

 -- Alf Gaida <>  Sun, 21 Apr 2019 20:50:23 +0200

This is fixed in Eoan:

libfm-qt (0.14.1-8ubuntu1) eoan; urgency=medium

  * Merge from Debian unstable. Remaining changes:
    - debian/control:
      + Update Vcs-* and maintainer for maintaining by Lubuntu.
      + Add Breaks/Replaces on old libfm-qt-l10n.
    - debian/libfmqt-qt6.symbols
      + Retain Lubuntu generated symbols file.
    - debian/patches: fix-metadata-for-trusting-executables.patch
      + Fix metadata for trusting executables. Use Ubuntu standard for
        trusting executables.

 -- Rik Mills <>  Fri, 24 May 2019 10:16:20 +0100

Now it's just a matter of SRU'ing.

The SRU is now in the wild (well, in proposed):

libfm-qt (0.14.1-0ubuntu2.1) disco; urgency=medium

 * Don't show non-existent temporary files on the desktop (LP: #1825587).

-- Simon Quigley <>  Wed, 03 Jul 2019 00:04:18 -0500

Go test and report!