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QA:Testcase Application Functionality

Release relevance

This Testcase applies the following versions of Rocky Linux: 8, 9

Associated release criterion

This test case is associated with the Release_Criteria#default-application-functionality-desktop-only release criterion. If you are doing release validation testing, a failure of this test case may be a breach of that release criterion.


The associated release criteria, Release_Criteria#default-application-functionality-desktop-only, for this test case is overly general and must be modified to specific enough to be testable.


This testcase handles all applications, considered as core applications of the desktop environment GNOME or user facing commandline applications.

The following tasks apply in general to all of the following applications:

  • Firefox
  • Files (Nautilus)
  • GNOME Software
  • (Image Viewer)
  • (Document Viewer)
  • Gedit (Text Editor)
  • Archive Manager
  • GNOME Terminal (Terminal Emulator)
  • Problem Reporter
  • Help Viewer
  • System Settings
  • vim (Console Text Editor)


Obtain access to a suitable system with either a Workstation or a Graphical Server installation.

How to test

  1. Check that the application starts without any errors
  2. Further check that the context menus for the correct function
  3. Open files to test the functionality of the individual applications

Expected Results

Make sure that the individual applications behave as they should.

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