fixing missing launch icons
lars.engels at 0x20.net
Fri Nov 9 16:19:02 UTC 2012
On Fri, Nov 09, 2012 at 01:49:22PM +0000, Olivier Duchateau wrote:
> 2012/11/9 Beeblebrox <zaphod at berentweb.com>:
> > Some ports fail to create the launch icon (menu item) in the desktop menu. To
> > correct this, one is to add in /usr/local/share/application a file by
> > <portname>.desktop like so:
> > [Desktop Entry]
> > Encoding=UTF-8
> > Name=<portname>
> > GenericName=<Detailed Name>
> > Comment=<whatever>
> > TryExec=<portname>
> > Exec=<portname>
> > Icon=<picture>
> > Type=Application
> > Categories=<c1>;<c2>;<c3>;
> > My question is: The menu entries have categories - for example in gnome
> > there are Graphics, Office, Internet, etc. How can one specify the category
> > placement (under which category) this icon should go?
> There's specification  for create (and understand) desktop menu.
> About icons, usually, we can find in /usr/local/share/icons and
> /usr/local/share/pixmaps directories.
> Note: some ports don't provide .desktop file, it's not necessarily "bug".
But for desktop applications port maintainers should create one:
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