gnome-2.10 menu's

Jeremy Messenger mezz7 at
Sun Jun 5 19:53:23 GMT 2005

On Sat, 04 Jun 2005 23:53:33 -0500, Jeremy Messenger <mezz7 at> wrote:

> 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.

Done, please check desktuils/smeg (wait for CVSup mirrors to catch, should  
be 0.7.4 version) and let me know if you find any bug or so. It works a  
lot better than before.


> Cheers,
> Mezz
>> Regards,
>> Uli.

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