This bug was fixed in the package gnome-software - 3.27.92-0ubuntu1

gnome-software (3.27.92-0ubuntu1) bionic; urgency=medium

  * New upstream release
  * debian/patches/0001-Make-app-name-sorting-case-insensitive.patch
  * debian/patches/0001-Revert-snap-Show-revision-number-in-version-field.patch
    - Applied upstream
  * debian/patches/0009-Display-a-warning-for-non-sandboxed-snaps.patch:
    - Update warning text
    - Don't use red to indicate propietary software (LP: #1750533)
  * debian/patches/0013-overview-page-Rotate-featured-apps.patch:
    - Support showing multiple banners (LP: #1750548)
  * debian/patches/0014-Add-a-basic-permissions-system.patch:
    - Add basic system for connecting/disconnecting snap interfaces
      (LP: #1597314)

 -- Robert Ancell <>  Tue, 06 Mar 2018
16:46:42 +0100

** Changed in: gnome-software (Ubuntu Bionic)
       Status: In Progress => Fix Released

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  Support for apps which do not automatically connect to slots

Status in gnome-software package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Released
Status in gnome-software source package in Xenial:
Status in gnome-software source package in Artful:
Status in gnome-software source package in Bionic:
  Fix Released

Bug description:
  With the addition of new interfaces there are some plugs which do not
  automatically connect and require action from the user in order to be

  As an example, VLC doesn't not automatically connect to the camera
  interface, but users may want to enable this, or maybe they dont.

  Some design considerations:

   * Do we want to ask users to toggle on/off connections they do/do not
  want.  i.e. a list of toggle buttons (what effect would this have on
  the application, would it fail gracefully or just not work (in which
  case the user could be made aware that it won't work without the


   * Do we want just a single Yes/No question where it's all the
  connections or none.

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