Okay, this one may be tough to explain in proper English for me, so please forgive my syntax.
Basically, I’ve installed Pulseeffects (from the Arch Linux “Community” repository) and here’s how my app overview is looking right now:
So here’s what I understand about this issue:
- I can (and probably will) sort all of these launchers into a app folder. But the default drag’n’drop process for doing that is very tiresome (keep in mind that there is a lot more LSP launchers than the ones displayed on those two screenshots);
- Each one of these launchers launches a stand-alone version of each plugin, so I guess it is not useful to ask the Arch package maintainers to hide them. I could hide them myself with some console commands, but that would be a workaround;
- According to some Reddit comment from a deleted account, the Linux Studio Plugins developers blame GNOME for “not conforming to the XDG standard” and that “these icons should be grouped into a single application folder”.
Considering this, I would like to get in touch with the developers of the LSP project and suggest them to make these launchers all grouped into a single app folder for use in the GNOME app overview. But is it technically feasible? Or should I file a bug report to gnome-shell instead?