I cannot find the executable for
I would like to run it manually for debugging purposes.
Can someone help me to locate it, please?
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From the content of the
indicator-messages.desktop file (located in
/etc/xdg/autostart) you can see that the "executable file" is a service which is located in
/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/indicator-messages/indicator-messages-service, what mainly means you can't launch
indicator-messages manually, just because it's not an executable application such as
Concerning the comment
an application with id 'liferea.desktop' is not installed, check if
gsettings get com.canonical.indicator.messages applications returns correct entries of applications being installed such as the default setting
When you prefer to use a GUI based tool - you can do it with
dconf-editor as well of course.