Launcher Release Notes

Known Issues

Cent OS

There is a known issue regarding CentOS using the Omniverse Launcher.

QUICK FIX: Include the --no-sandbox flag when launching from terminal.

Launcher (General)

  • Incompatibility with the latest nvidia display driver

  • Sometimes it can be hard to drag the window

  • If Legacy MS Edge (non-chromium) is your default browser, logging in will not always work properly

  • An internet connection is required to use launcher

  • Occasional graphical artifacts and errors in Launcher UI for certain driver OS combinations

1.1.2 (2021-03-26)

Spotlight Features

New “Learn Tab” available in launcher lets you get quick and immediate “in-launcher” access to our video learning portal. From Introductory content for the beginner to highly focussed deep dives for the experienced, Omniverse Learning Videos are now just a click away.

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New Capabilities

  • Show available updates for components on the exchange tab.

  • Show component versions in the list view on the exchange tab.

  • Added omniverse-launcher://exit command to close the launcher.

  • Register a custom protocol handler on Linux automatically.

  • HTTP API to get the current authentication info. OM-28911

  • HTTP API to get a list of installed components and their settings. OM-28911

  • Added Learn tab. OM-29073

  • Added new options to group and sort content on the exchange tab.

  • Added the list view for components on the exchange tab.

  • Use omniverse-launcher:// custom protocol to accept commands from other apps. OM-28910

  • Added the telemetry service for events from external applications.

Fixed/Altered

  • Changed the aspect ratio of images used in component cards to be 16:9.

  • Fixed focusing the search bar automatically when nothing was typed in the input.

  • Fixed reinstalling components that were marked as installed after a restart. OM-29427

  • Changed the gap between cards on the Exchange tab using the grid view. OM-29178 and OM-29179

  • Fixed refreshing News and Learn pages when users click on the header tabs.

  • Fixed News and Learn links to load webpages without headers and footers.

  • Fixed the scrollbar on the Exchange tab not working correctly when dragged with a mouse.

  • Fixed clicking area for the notification bell.

  • Fixed Nucleus showing up in the library. OM-29180

  • Fixed “Uninstall” button position in component settings dialog.

  • Fixed the search input losing focus after typing. OM-29228

  • Fixed losing the search filters after selecting a card on the exchange tab. OM-29177

  • Changed how content is structured and searched on the exchange tab – moved Apps and Connectors categories to the left menu.

  • Improved the load speed and performance on the exchange tab.

  • Show placeholder in the installation queue if no downloads are queued. OM-28380

  • Load messages displayed in the footer from the server. OM-28907

  • Match the font size used for links in the settings dialog.

  • Updated links on Collaboration tab. OM-28842

  • Fixed extracting files from zip archives with a read-only flag on Windows. OM-29045

  • Fixed error that crashed browser page and didn’t let users log in.

  • Fixed showing invalid error messages in the exchange tab when Starfleet returns unexpected response body.

  • Fixed expiration of the authentication token.

1.0.50 (2021-03-09)

Fixed

  • Catch unexpected Starfleet responses and return the error that tells users to log in. OM-28373

  • Fixed licenses link not working on Linux. OM-28472

Removed

  • Remove debug noise in logs from the auto-updater.

1.00.48

New Features

  • News tab – shows the latest information about Omniverse

  • Show Nucleus Web on the collaboration tab

  • Improved keyboard navigation and accessibility

  • Update info for installed apps and connectors automatically when the library tab is opened

  • Improved the drag area for the main window

  • Remove failed installers from the installation queue automatically

  • Added a button to clear the search input

  • Added a button to open logs location

  • Allow users to copy notification text

  • Hide Launcher when started with the system

  • Change the bell color to red if notifications contain errors

  • Added a header for error notifications

  • Added a link to show open-source licenses used in the launcher

  • Create a user session in System Monitor after Nucleus is installed

  • Show loading indicators and errors on the startup window

Improvements

  • Fixed installation controls were not clickable

  • Ignore OS errors during the installation cancel

  • Fixed problems with loading internal launcher settings

  • Fixed problems with initialization during the authentication

  • Fixed a bug where users went back in collaboration tab and saw ‘null’ instead of a data path

  • Fixed a bug where users got redirected to a broken Nucleus page when clicked on a notification

  • Fixed left spacing in component details on the exchange tab

  • Fixed issues with invalid usernames specified during the installation of the collaboration service

  • Fixed users were not prompted to select data paths or install Cache

  • Fixed previous Cache versions were not deleted automatically after updates

  • Fixed the launch button on the library tab displaying “Up to date” when update is available

  • Fixed “Cancel” button was visible when installing components

  • Fixed text overflow in the installation progress

1.0.42

  • Added News section to display content from Omniverse News in the launcher

  • Fixed collecting hardware info on Linux when lshw returns an array

  • Add a login session in System Monitor when Nucleus is installed

  • Moved all licenses to PACKAGE-LICENSES folder, added a LICENSES link to the about dialog

  • Fixed user was not prompted to select data paths or install Cache

2020.3

  • Launcher Introduced