gnome-2.10 menu's

Jeremy Messenger mezz7 at
Sun Jun 5 04:52:23 GMT 2005

On Sat, 04 Jun 2005 22:49:29 -0500, P.U.Kruppa <root at> wrote:

> On Sun, 5 Jun 2005, Jayton Garnett wrote:
>> This might have been covered before but since im new to this list...
>> I've been looking around and found no help on editing the menu's on
>> gnome-2.10. On the site it says edit the .desktop
>> files, but i cant find them. does anyone know where they are or how to
>> edit them?
> You can find them by
> # locate .desktop
> Most of them are placed in
> /usr/X11R6/share/gnome/applications/

...and /usr/X11R6/share/applications/ ..

> If you are running linux apps you will find some more ../applications/  
> directories.
> You can create/edit them with your favourite editor.
> The idea is, that every application should come with it's own ready made  
> .desktop files and that users should keep their fingers off menu  
> configurations. Probably this is a very bad idea.

I am still awaiting for the repocopy of deskutils/menueditor ->  
deskutils/smeg .. I haven't start work on update it yet, but I am planning  
to do that tonight or tomorrow.


> Regards,
> Uli.
> *********************************************
> * Peter Ulrich Kruppa - Wuppertal - Germany *  
> *********************************************

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