Copying shortcuts in KDE

Daniela dgw at
Sun Jun 1 09:17:53 PDT 2003

On Sunday 01 June 2003 15:32, Steven Lake wrote:
> No effect.  It found lots of KDE apps, but it never found Open
> Office apps.  I also noticed it didn't add Gimp either which wasn't in the
> menu either.
> On Sun, 1 Jun 2003, Daniela wrote:
> > On Sunday 01 June 2003 14:38, Steven Lake wrote:
> > > Hi all.  I installed OpenOffice recently and had to install it as
> > > root.  Problem with this is none of my user accounts have the shortcuts
> > > in them for OpenOffice, however Root does.  does anyone know how to
> > > copy the OpenOffice menu tree (the folder and all the links under it)
> > > that appear in the KDE menu editor and on the KDE menu from root to the
> > > other users on the box so that everyone can have access to OpenOffice? 
> > > Many thanks.
> >
> > I don't know how to copy them over, but there is a little tool for adding
> > it to the menu: kappfinder.
> > It searches for applications and adds them to the menu automagically.

There must be something wrong with your system, it works perfectly for me.

I think the menu entries are in ~/.kde/share/applnk, maybe it works if you 
copy the files (I don't know).


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